An authoritative reference on the law relating to equity and trusts in New Zealand.
Australian case law and commentary.
Outlines New Zealand law relating to trusts, wills and administration.

Case Law

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Commentary, relevant legislation and cases, also includes Forms and Precedents.
Access to New Zealand statutes, case law and commentary.
See Matrimonial and Relationship Property, Trusts, and Wills.
Guidance notes, commentary, checklists, precedents, forms, cases and legislation.
Commentary on wills and succession. Also includes commentary on Maori wills, Whanau trusts etc.
Commentary on the practical issues likely to be encountered in relation to inter vivos trusts.


This database combines content from the former Lexis Nexis NZ and Lexis International platforms. It contains New Zealand and international legislation, case law and secondary material. Use the link on the Lexis Advance home screen to locate material not available on the New Zealand platform.
New Zealand legal sources including New Zealand Statutes, case law and journals, legislation and commentary to precedents and news, as well as tax information.If the One Pass box appears while you are signing in, please click on the link "IP users click here to log in".
Commentary is located in the Practice Area library under Trusts & Equity.


Early volumes in this series go under the titles of Butterworths family law journal and Family law bulletin. Since Vol 5 (2005) the series has been known as the New Zealand Family Law Journal.


Study Guides

Summaries of the leading decisions which have shaped this area of the law. The book is designed to be used by students in conjunction with lecture notes and existing text materials as an aid to understanding and remembering important cases.
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