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Commercial Law

Our team provides specialist legal advice to companies and business owners across a wide range of industries, on all aspects of business and commercial law. Our focus is providing custom-fit, workable solutions that are practical and goal oriented.

Technology Law

Whether you’re a start-up or an established player, you need expert legal advice to help you navigate the fast changing and increasingly complex technology space.

Our team have expertise in technology, digital and internet law areas such as:

  • IT Contracts
    Much of our technology related work involves contracts. We review, draft and negotiate various types of technology contracts including Master Services Agreements, Statements of Work, Software Licence Agreements and Equipment Rental Agreements.

  • Privacy and Data Protection
    The fast pace of technological advances has transformed the way in which we collect and use personal information in New Zealand. Learn about what should be included in a privacy policy and about how privacy legislation has struggled to keep up here [link to articles].

  • Protection of Intellectual Property
    Including advice on registration and safeguarding of trademarks and designs.

  • E-Commerce
    We advise on the rights and obligations of buyer and sellers and obligations relating to harmful digital communications, electronic transactions, fair trading and other relevant internet and email marketing laws.

What about the special needs of start-ups?

We advise start-up companies on the essential elements necessary to begin trading. This often involves advice in relation to company law, shareholders agreements, financing, website terms and privacy policies.

Contact our friendly Commercial Team today to discuss any technology law issues for your planned start-up or existing business.



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