Terms – Client Care

Our terms of engagement contains the information we are required to provide to clients under the Rules of Conduct and Client Care for Lawyers issued by the New Zealand Law Society.

These are our settlement requirements which are in accordance with Appendix One of the Property Law Section Guidelines (July 2012).

Before we can make an electronic payment into your bank account, we need to be provided with evidence of your account name and number. Payments to you

When making payments to us, payment needs to be three working days before the date of the outgoing transaction. Payments to us

There are a number of significant developments that will change the way law firms work with their clients and in particular the information that we are required to gather particularly about financial transactions and taxation status: The Common Reporting Standards for citizens and tax residents of OECD countries and Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act for US citizens/tax residents.  We need you to complete a consent form (Company, Individual/Joint, Trust) so that we may release your information to our bank.  This is required by both the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act and the Common Reporting Standards.  For further information please click here.