OHL Ltd v Johns – Spoliation of evidence and date for assessment of loss

The High Court has issued judgment against unprincipled trustees who sold a…


I know you are, you said you are, but what am I?

Identifying the PCBU under health and safety law in New ZealandThe Health and…


Litigation | Class Action

The Court steps in in the absence of a statutory regimeJustice Osborne in the…


Opting For Change. Southern Response v Ross

The Supreme Court has confirmed in Ross that plaintiffs may bring “opt-out”…


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

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


The Debut of clarity for director’s duties, or further uncertainty?

BackgroundMr Cooper was the sole director of Debut Homes Ltd (Debut), a…


A Sting in the Tail? 127 Hobson Street Limited v Honey Bees Preschool Limited

The Supreme Court has delivered an important decision on the law of penalties…


Attorney-General v Strathboss Kiwifruit Ltd

IntroductionDuring lockdown the Court of Appeal released its decision in…


Really? The Final Chapter in Lodge v Commerce Commission [2020] NZSC 25

Really?The Supreme Court has written the final chapter in the Lodge/TradeMe…