Important COVID-19 Update: specialist service launched for commercial lease disputes

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9 April 2020: In light of increasing demand, NZDRC has today launched a new reduced cost and fixed fee arbitration and mediation service to assist parties to commercial leases who find themselves in a dispute as to their payment obligations due to the ongoing lockdown.

Further information may be found here or by contacting our Registry staff.

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EARLY NEUTRAL EVALUATION AGREEMENT

All parties who wish to use NZDRC’s Early Neutral Evaluation programme are required to sign our standard form Agreement for Early Neutral Evaluation and Rules for Early Neutral Evaluation.

The Early Neutral Evaluation Agreement has three appendices. The first, Appendix 1, is a Confidentiality Agreement for Representatives and Support Persons of Parties to Early Neutral Evaluation. The second, Appendix 2, is a default procedure for Early Neutral Evaluation. The third, Appendix 3, sets out the Fees and Expenses for Early Neutral Evaluation.

If you would like a template Agreement for Early Neutral Evaluation, please complete a request form by following this link, and our Registry staff will prepare this for you.