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…


Privacy Act 2020 to come into force on 1 December 2020

The Privacy Act 2020 will come into force on 1 December 2020. The reforms in…


Shining a light for NZ? UK test case on Business Interruption claims and Covid-19

IntroductionThe Covid-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on many…


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…