Downton Abbey fans have, in Episode 1 of Season 4 of this TV blockbuster, seen the anguish created when a young husband and father is taken from his family without leaving a will. Northlaw would like fans to take heed of the message in the drama about the importance of making a will. The Continue Reading
Mary Holm endorses David’s advice re family loans. Does your Will need amendment…. Well known financial commentator Mary Holm answered (Herald 25 October 2014) a letter concerning how best to handle the common situation involving a loan to a family member to avoid future complications and family upset. David wrote Continue Reading
The Lawyers Complaints Service has been operating for only 6 years. And in that time it has received over 12,000 complaints about lawyers. That`s bad news isn`t it? Especially when there are now 12,000 lawyers in NZ in total. (there were only 3,000 NZ lawyers when I became one in Continue Reading
In the 3rd of the elections held since the NZLS Auckland branch was established in 2008, the 434 votes David received from his colleagues were not sufficient for him to gain a seat on the Branch council. He thanks those colleagues who supported his candidature and congratulates the 3 sitting Continue Reading
David was re-elected to the NZLS Property Law Section Executive Committee for a three year term. Following his initial term from 2010 to 2013, he looks forward to meeting his Property Lawyer colleagues throughout New Zealand and working with them again.
David is pleased to have been elected to the Council of the ADLSi for the three years beginning 2014. This year is his fifth year of service, to the profession and members of the Society, as a Councillor