Port Hills Fire Case

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The Law of Intended Consequences

A decision of the UK Supreme Court in April 20211 addressed the issue of…


Is there a legal burden of proof in employment investigations?

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


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…


DMS Maritime Pty Ltd v Navigators Corporate Underwriters Ltd [2020] QSC 382

Queensland Supreme Court considers whether an excess policy is a marine policy…


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…