Young v AG [2023] NZSC 142

Risk of Rockfall as Actionable NuisanceNuisance is more regularly featuring as…


Liability of Hawkins’ insurer to homeowner for wasted rebuild costs

The High Court decision in Davern confirms the obligation of a contractor,…


Potential and pitfalls of ChatGPT in the legal context

We are routinely told that artificial intelligence is poised to revolutionise…


The impact of AI technology on Discovery in New Zealand

Stacey Wright, McElroys’ e-discovery guru, generated the below article using…


Rugby World Cup Legal Question: Do coaches owe duties of confidentiality to former teams?

Take a scenario where a former coach of Team A starts coaching Team B and the…


Ryan v Health and Disability Commissioner [2023] NZSC 42 (28 April 2023)

Medical centre found liable for acts of one of its GPsA full bench of the…


Damages for negligent misstatement inducing a sale by a real estate agent

In shortA real estate agent who provides inaccurate information to a purchaser…


Port Hills fires: What duty do you owe your neighbour?

In February 2017 a devastating wildfire in the Port Hills of Christchurch…


Should a terminal illness benefit be paid if the life assured can be cured?

Disputes about the meaning of life policies do not often come before the Courts…