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Defective earthquake repairs: successful appeal of Robin v IAG: joinder of parties to the proceeding
The case confirmed the underlying rule of joinder of parties as the "pragmatism of avoiding a multiplicity of hearings".
New Zealand
10 Oct 2018
Interim liquidation order made on Pickwick basis
The respondent to the ex parte application was invited to appear without the need to file written submissions.
New Zealand
30 Apr 2018
A new look for the law of contempt in New Zealand?
This Law Commission Report recommends a number of sweeping reforms to the current law of contempt in New Zealand.
New Zealand
15 Sep 2017
Court of Appeal revisits the lawyer-litigant exception in costs
This article summarises the rationale of the decision and provides brief comment on its implications moving forward.
New Zealand
22 Aug 2017
Is self-representation in court a good idea?
Self-representation, or going to court without a lawyer, will allow access to court, but you may not access justice.
New Zealand
8 Jun 2017
The importance of complying with court orders
The rule of law in New Zealand involves honouring court orders to uphold and protect the administration of justice.
New Zealand
22 Mar 2017
Reopening an insurance cash settlement agreement? Supreme Court says no!
NZ courts are reluctant to reopen a settlement agreement unless there has been deception, duress, or misleading conduct.
New Zealand
22 Mar 2017
Exclusion of improperly obtained evidence in civil proceedings
The Supreme Court held that NZ courts do have jurisdiction to exclude improperly obtained evidence in civil proceedings.
New Zealand
21 Mar 2017
The Tort Of Privacy
In this article, Grant Slevin, a solicitor with Wynn Williams & Co, advises that the New Zealand Court of Appeal has recently indicated that it is now possible to sue publishers in tort for breaches of privacy.
New Zealand
11 May 2007
Extra Meetings For Councils?
In deciding a recent case the High Court has stated that councils cannot delegate certain of their powers to their chief executives. Margo Perpick, a partner of the Christchurch Lawlink firm of Wynn Williams & Co, outlines the case concerned and why the Court made this statement.
New Zealand
23 Apr 2007
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