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Wilson McKay originates from Kendall Wilson, a law firm created in the 1950s.  Today the firm practices from its offices in Remuera with a focus on commercial and private client work.

We have a strong reputation and tradition for acting for successive generations of families. With our many decades of experience we have proven legal skills and offer comprehensive advice. Our experience, integrity and expertise, are such that we ensure each client receives superior confidential advice.  We pride ourselves on building and maintaining long lasting relationships by ensuring that we take the time to understand our clients’ individual and business needs.





Newsletter – Issue 1 – February 2017

The Bright-line Test
The Human Tissues Act
Reckless trading
Small passengers services review
I have been named an executor of a will,what do I do now?
Snippets – The Queen’s Chain. The Ombudsmen

Newsletter – Issue 4 – November 2016

Intellectual property licensing
Plant variety rights
Best vs reasonable endeavours
Sharemilking agreements
Snippets – Building a boundary fence. Strange and wonderful land covenants

Newsletter – Issue 3 – August 2016

Eureka! Now What?
Secrecy Agreements
What goes on in a property transaction?
The legal results of a market decline
Snippets – Net Migration, “Click Agree” Agreements

Newsletter – Issue 2 – May 2016

Flat mate or de facto partner
Buildings and warrants of fitness
The ins and outs of a restraint of trade clause
Citizen’s arrest: An overview
Snippets – Property purchase – Meth testing, Reform – Health and Safety at Work Act 2015

Newsletter – Issue 1 – February 2016

The Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill– A look at the changes for landlords and tenants
Gift Vouchers– What happens to your voucher if the company goes into receivership?
The Health and Safety at Work Act– In force from 4 April 2016
How well do you know your lease
Snippets– Updated agreement for sale and purchase of real estate, Buying a vehicle – is there money owing?

Newsletter – Issue 4 – November 2015

Selling a business – things to consider
Trusts and relationships property – what does Clayton v Clayton mean for me?
Tax changes for settlements and the proposed “bright-line” test
Modernising Child, Youth and Family Services – Interim Report
Snippets – Alcohol control and Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement update

Newsletter – Issue 3 – August 2015

Changes to the Companies Act 1993
Cyber Bullying – on its way out?
Child support
Passing away without a Will – what happens to your Estate?
Snippets – Building contracts & retention sums – Building your new home, why include a sunset clause?

Newsletter – Issue 2 – July 2015

For Traders  – What are your obligations when selling goods online?
Property Sales – Disclosure.
The Family Court reforms – One year on.
Speak No Evil – Non-disparagement provisions in employment agreements.
Snippets – Building Amendment Act 2013 update. Should you pay a deposit?

Newsletter – Issue 1 – February 2015

Work life and private life  – implications of social media?
Trust Law – trustees duties – are you at risk?
Becoming a permanent resident in New Zealand
The Supreme Court – One year on.
Snippets – New Zealand’s extradition laws – Law Commission review. Traffic law – can you bike home from the pub?

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