Category Archives: Business

It’s Getting Harder! – Common Immigration Challenges

Discussions with senior staff at Immigration New Zealand have confirmed what we’d assumed, that over the last year there has been increasing media and political pressure on INZ to decline or reject applications where they can. Consequently, we have experienced our … Continue reading

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Introduction to Roxanne Whyte

We love it when a plan comes together. The final piece of the puzzle is now in place. Laurent Law went through a number of changes in the last few months. It all started with a new office and a … Continue reading

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Introduction to Jacqui Lee

How fortunate are we at Laurent Law to have the honour of introducing two experienced Staff Solicitors in one month? The business is rapidly expanding, and to be able to satisfy all our client needs we had to expand our … Continue reading

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Which Way Are We Going To Go On Immigration This Election?

Is it just me, or does the immigration talk in the news seem like it’s about to reach fever pitch? It seems scarcely a day goes by without some talk about the impact of immigration, changes to immigration policy, scandals … Continue reading

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Why Should Americans Move to New Zealand?

Maybe the shock of the recent Presidential election has worn off enough now for people to give serious thought to cutting their ties with the US.  Some US nationals living in New Zealand said that they were thinking about taking up New … Continue reading

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Tax on Offshore Sales is Coming

The Government plans to tax offshore people on the profit they make from selling a New Zealand house if it is sold within 2 years after it was bought.  A Parliamentary Bill is now being considered by Select Committee.  It is … Continue reading

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Client Tales // A Unique Tourism Venture

SK has established a tourism business targeting a small, but wealthy and influential clientele of Koreans in South Korea, Japan and USA and bringing them to NZ on short one and two week tours.  Each tour is specifically focused on … Continue reading

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