Associate - Whangarei
Jared is an experienced commercial lawyer. He helps clients with a wide range of legal business matters including contract negotiation and advice, company governance, business restructurings, company law issues, commercial property transactions (sales, purchases, leasing) and asset planning.
He is a strong advocate of the principle of getting good advice early to avoid costly complications for business further down the track.
He joined WRMK Lawyers (then known as Webb Ross) in 2003, before heading to London in 2006, where he worked at international law firm Reed Smith. He rejoined WRMK’s business team in 2009.
Outside of work, Jared enjoys the lifestyle of living in Northland and spending time with his young family.
Qualifications: LLB, Victoria University of Wellington
- Advising a large national company in relation to a significant business acquisition and contract negotiations, and
- Advising a local authority on commercial property transactions (sales, purchases and leasing).
P: 09 470 2467
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Jared Cains's Blog Posts
Breach of easement – neighbours at war?
March 18, 2013
Many people will own properties that have the benefit of or are subject to an easement over a neighbouring property or their own.
Get registered or prepare to get burned
July 04, 2012
If you are in the business of supplying or providing goods
Making a will
April 11, 2012
Making a will is often assumed to be a simple and straightforward process that takes minimal time and effort. In fact nothing could be further from the truth.
Not paying the rent?
February 28, 2012
In these tough economic times it is worthwhile knowing where you stand with your lease if you are a tenant who has not been keeping up with rent
Family Trust Beneficiaries: the hope or expectation of benefit
November 07, 2011
You may be a beneficiary under a trust you have set up or set up by your parents or by a wife, husband or partner – what does that entitle you to?
To gift or not to gift: what are the consequences?
August 31, 2011
Parliament has abolished gift duty from 1 October 2011.
July 06, 2011
In the current recessionary environment there are many business struggling to stay afloat.
Trusts – getting the administration right
June 08, 2011
If you have a family trust, it is very important that it is run and administered properly. This means not treating the trust’s assets as if they still belong to you, but recognising that ownership of those assets is held by the trustees for the benefit of the trust’s beneficiaries. It is all too common for people who set up a family trust to act as if nothing has actually changed and that they own the trust’s assets in all but name.
Have you been “interrupted”?
May 11, 2011
The recent Christchurch earthquakes have thrown the spotlight on insurance and many business owners have been caught short with inadequate business interruption (BI) insurance. Given recent events, it may be a good time to examine the state of your insurance cover bearing in mind some of the following points:
What if I do not have an enduring power of attorney?
February 09, 2011
Lawyers often emphasise the importance and benefits of appointing an attorney, by way of an enduring power of attorney, to handle your personal matters in the event that you are unable to do this for yourself.
Death and the Trustee
November 25, 2010
Many thousands of people are executors and/or trustees of their friend’s or family member’s will but what does this mean and what does it involve?