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What is a ‘Gift’ for the purposes of Section LD1?

Two recent appeal decisions provide some illumination The Court of Appeal recently issued the decisions of Commissioner of Inland Revenue v Roberts and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Trust Board and Coward v Commissioner of Inland Revenue. Both concerned the question of whether particular transactions (to use a neutral term) between the taxpayers [...]

2020-10-15T19:05:58+00:00Chambers News, Pam Davidson, Taxes|

Lambton Chambers welcomes John Goddard as member of chambers

We welcome John Goddard as a member of Lambton Chambers. John specialises in employment and insurance law. He has extensive experience of dealing with Canterbury and Kaikoura earthquake claims and a full range of employment issues and has represented parties in a large number of mediations. John has also appeared in long-running litigation before [...]

2020-04-14T12:42:09+00:00Chambers News|

Lambton Chambers welcomes new members

We are delighted to welcome four new barristers as members of Lambton Chambers: Ian Carter, Felix Geiringer, Tanya Kennedy and James Mahuta-Coyle.  Ian, Felix, Tanya and James between them bring a wealth of expertise in a wide variety of areas, which complement the fields of law already spanned by the existing members of Chambers. [...]

2019-11-25T12:58:48+00:00Chambers News|

Some sad news

We are shocked and saddened by the death of our long-time office administrator Joy Patchett, on 30 September 2019. Joy was central to the administration and management of Chambers for almost a decade. She will be much missed.

2019-10-03T08:34:45+00:00Chambers News|

Lambton Chambers welcomes Debra Angus as Member of Chambers

We welcome Debra Angus as a member of Lambton Chambers. Debra has over 20 years-experience practising at the heart of the parliamentary and public sector and held appointment as the Deputy Clerk of the New Zealand House of Representatives until 2015. Debra has advised on a wide range of public law and regulatory issues [...]

2019-10-31T09:17:51+00:00Chambers News|

Taxation Today – An article by Pam Davidson

What is a 'regular pattern' of acquiring or erecting and then disposing of your own home, and why does it matter? “REGULAR PATTERN” OF BUYING AND SELLING WHAT? The disqualifying provisions simply use the terms “dwelling houses” and “residential land”. Read literally, a regular pattern of buying and selling (or erecting and selling) any dwelling [...]