Thomas & Co Lawyers Ltd is a well established law practice that commenced business in 1966 when the original partner opened what was then only the second law office in New Lynn and just the sixth in West Auckland.
As from 1 April 2017 the practice merged with Titirangi Law Centre established by the Principal Ray Ganda in 1986.
The object of the merger being to continue the proud history of both firms as West Aucklandʼs leading law firms. At the same time this will enable the practice to increase the service offered to our clients. With the merger Ray Ganda joined the existing directors, Don Thomas (Managing Director), Michael Richardson and John Gandy.
We are located in the commercial centre of New Lynn that is the gateway to the green belt West Auckland area that was Waitakere City. Our staff are local residents so know the area and people and are thus able to give specialised practical advice on options available to you.
The practice continues to bring our dedication and experience to all areas of practice as we have since that 1966 start up.
The Trusts Act 2019 (“Act”) came into force on 30 January 2021. It is the first major trust law reform in New Zealand in 70 years. This will bring about many changes in the way New Zealanders administer their trusts for estate and planning purposes. ...read more
We are pleased to present our latest newsletter with the following articles and more:-
People considering Retirement Villages as option are faced with the daunting array of paperwork.Consumer
NZ have completed a review of some of the factors to be considered and a comparison between the major
providers (Consumer Issue #607 February 2021). With thanks to Consumer NZ we are able to make this article
available to clients who can access it using the following link.
The purchase price allocation (“PPA”) income tax rules came into effect on 1 July 2021. These rules are particularly significant to those selling and purchasing commercial property and businesses. PPA is where parties allocate the total purchase price among the various types of assets in a transaction, such as buildings, stock and plant etc. ...more
Life can be uncertain and we never know what is just around the corner. No matter what age you are, anyone could have an accident or become seriously ill. In these circumstances, someone needs to step in and make sure the bills are paid, the kids are looked after and you are being cared for properly by the people around you making decisions. ...more
A personal grievance (“PG”) is a type of formal complaint by an employee against their current or former employer if they believe their employer has acted unfairly or unreasonably towards them. Personal grievances can be raised if a matter has not been able to be resolved by the employee communicating directly with the employer and is raised in accordance with the Employment Relations Act 2000. ...more
As a newly introduced service for clients I am the first and only Notary in New Zealand able to provide electronic versions of Notarial acts and instruments. See Notary Services for more detail.
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