Is there a legal burden of proof in employment investigations?

The Court of Appeal addresses the standard of proof imposed on an employer when…


Body Corporate 378351 v Auckland Council & Ors [2020] NZHC 1701

“Decision making, like coffee, needs a cooling process”— GEORGE…


Defective repairs: to pay or not to pay – how Evans v IAG let us down

Evans v IAG New Zealand Limited [2020] NZHC 1326The purpose of the Earthquake…


Leota v Parcel Express Limited & Anor [2020] NZEmpC 61

The fundamental economic reality of independent contractors in low skill…


Leaky Building Exclusions: Court of Appeal says wait and see

Local Government Mutual Funds Trustee Ltd v Napier City Council [2019] NZCA……


Robt. Jones Holdings Ltd v McCullagh [2019] NZSC 86

When will it ever end?Bob Jones was in the news again recently, not as might be…


You shoal not pass!

Uncharted Shoals, Passage Planning and Unseaworthiness in Alize v Allianz (The…


Liability for Wasted Costs when Withdrawing as Counsel

Overview The High Court in Bligh v Earthquake Commission [2018] NZHC 2392 has…


Invercargill City Council v Southland Indoor Leisure Centre Charitable Trust

Outcome Territorial Authority not liable for negligent misstatement to a…