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Earthquake - Insurance

After the 2010 and 2011 Christchurch earthquakes many legal issues have arisen with respect to contents and property insurance claims and policies. 

We can help you with insurance claims or any other insurance issues including:


  • Disputes with your insurer

  • Advice in respect of purchasing a property that may have been damaged by the earthquake or aftershocks and "as is where is" properties

  • Selling your home if it has been damaged

  • Advice for employers including payment to staff when they were not working and enforced leave

  • Employee’s rights following the earthquake

  • Landlord and Tenant disputes as to occupation of damaged buildings and the effect on rental and other payments

  • Review of building and construction contracts

  • Disputes with EQC