Nailing due diligence – a primer on the key steps for prudent property purchasers - 5 June 2018 (On Demand)


This webinar will provide a litigator’s perspective on legal issues surrounding due diligence investigations when buying property in New Zealand.

Drawing on recent New Zealand cases, the webinar will have a practical focus, including how to deal with problems, if they cannot be avoided.

This session will be relevant to property lawyers, general practitioners, real estate agents, conveyancers, accountants, and other property professionals.

Topics include:

  • Disclosure under the Unit Titles Act 2010; 
  • Reviewing body corporate records; 
  • Pre-purchase building reports; 
  • Based on decided cases, what is expected of a “reasonable purchaser”; 
  • Quantifying likely repair costs, and the impact on settlement obligations; 
  • Caselaw update for pre-contractual misrepresentations about leaky building issues.


Understand the key legal issues surrounding due diligence investigations when buying property in New Zealand.


Lawyers, accountants, real estate agents and other property professionals whose clients may seek advice when purchasing.


Andrew Hough, Partner, Grimshaw & Co

1 CPD Hour

  • On Demand Event
    Complete online in your own time (Self-paced)
    • $180.00 excl. GST

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