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NZ Law Awards Winner!

Friday 25, November 2016

A very proud moment for the BlackmanSpargo team when we scooped this year’s Regional/Suburban Law Firm of the Year award … Continue reading →

Guest Blog by Brad Markham & Matthew Herbert – 2016 Auckland/Hauraki Share Farmers of the Year

Thursday 3, November 2016

I was chatting to a mate about mating the other day when it dawned on me that we wouldn’t know … Continue reading →

Review of Property (Relationships) Act 1976

Thursday 3, November 2016

The Property (Relationships) Act 1976 is legislation which regulates the rights of couples to property owned by them and especially … Continue reading →

The Exponential Age

Wednesday 12, October 2016

A very interesting article by S.AG Private & Co. on investing and what the future holds: artificial intelligence, self-driving cars … Continue reading →

Succession Planning – Trust or Company?

Wednesday 12, October 2016

Read Ian Blackman’s article published in the latest Dairy Exporter regarding the importance of starting your succession plan now and … Continue reading →

BlackmanSpargo – Finalist in two categories for the New Zealand Law Awards

Monday 26, September 2016

We’re very proud to announce we are a finalist in the following categories: Regional/Suburban Law Firm of the Year; and … Continue reading →

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Trusts and Legal Structures by Chris Spargo

Thursday 4, August 2016

On 22 June, I spoke at the Bay of Plenty Young Fruit Growers competition at Mills Reef Winery.  This was … Continue reading →

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Rural Fires and Insurance

Friday 22, July 2016

A recent decision of the High Court about the danger of burning fires on lifestyle blocks is relevant to farmers. … Continue reading →

Legal Documents and the Danger of the Internet

Wednesday 20, July 2016

We all realise that there has been significant change in the way we now communicate. The use of the mobile … Continue reading →