Published Legal Articles, Seminars and Newspaper Articles
A selection of Nathan's published legal articles as well as some general newspaper articles and a seminar on leaky homes are set out below.
October 2014 - Bay of Plenty Times
Topics Covered: Limitation period / MBIE statistics / Pre-purchase inspections
October 2014 - New Zealand Law Society / Waikato - Bay of Plenty Branch Brief
Topics covered: Personal Profile
March 2013 – Bay of Plenty Times
Financial Assistance Package / time limits
November 2010 – Bay of Plenty Times
March 2010 – New Zealand Law Society (WBOP Branch)
Vendor's (Seller's) warranties in agreements for sale and purchase of residential houses / Weathertight Homes Tribunal / Limitation periods.
February 2010 – New Zealand Law Society (WBOP Branch)
Family Trusts and claims for stress / pre-purchase inspection reports / Weathertight Homes Tribunal.
April 2009 - Seminar
Title: Leaky Homes: Seminar for Conveyancers/Property Lawyers. (copy of Seminar available on request)
Topics Including: Liability of solicitors as trustees / advice to vendors / advice to purchasers / building consents and building certificates / explanation of the Weathertight Homes process.
February 2009 – New Zealand Law Society (WBOP Branch)
Topics Including: Vendor's (Seller's) warranties / Council liability / Private certifiers (e.g., Bay Building Certifiers) liability insurance.
July 2007 – Chamber of Commerce
Topics Including: Liability of Company Directors / Insurance / Family Trusts / Builders, surveyors, planning, consultants, engineers, accountants.
August 2006 – Waikato Bay of Plenty District Law Society
Topics Including: Weathertight Homes Resolution Service / assessor's reports / limitation periods / Council liability / repair costs.
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