Solicitor

Urim Shin

LLB / BA
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Urim Shin is a Solicitor in Hesketh Henry’s Property Team.

Urim graduated with a LLB/BA majoring in Politics and English from the University of Auckland.

Prior to joining the firm, Urim was a solicitor at a general practice law firm.  Urim has had experience in dealing with both commercial and residential property transactions, and leasing matters.

Urim is fluent in Korean and is a committee member of the Auckland Women Lawyers’ Association.

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Insights & Opinion / Urim Shin

Unwanted Land Covenants and Easements: Seeking a Court Order
The Supreme Court recently considered an application by Synlait Milk to modify a land covenant restricting the burdened land use to farming, grazing and forestry operation to protect the ability of the benefited land owner to develop a quarry.  This article looks at the circumstances in which the courts might give relief to parties in an application to extinguish or modify a covenant or easement.
15.03.2021 Posted in Property
Fencing Disputes: Neighbours and Notices
After obtaining a formal survey, many New Zealanders may be surprised to find out that the fence between their property and that of their neighbours’ is not located exactly on the legal boundary.  ...
04.03.2021 Posted in Property
COVID-19: Update on buying and selling property during alert level 3
The guidelines for Alert Level 3 have been issued and will be in place as of today, Tuesday 28 April 2020. New Zealanders are now able to move house during Alert Level 3, including moving between regi...
28.04.2020 Posted in COVID-19 & Property
COVID-19: Lease in default?  Rent not paid on time?
Intended PLA Law Changes during COVID-19
COVID-19: Buying and selling property during level 4
The imposition of COVID-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown (“Lockdown”) is adding stress to what is generally a stressful time for New Zealanders buying or selling their homes.  It has been said that an e...
15.04.2020 Posted in COVID-19 & Property
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