Recent Cases

 
  1. Successful claim for Beneficial interests in land.   Appealed to Supreme Court, and still under consideration. Almond v Read [2017] NZSC 80
  2. Recognising a new “proportionality test: for bringing a claim in Defamation – freedom of expression in modern internet world discussed.  Opai v Culpan [2017] NZHC 1036; [2017] NZHC 668
  3. International jurisdiction issues in relation to succession and estate administration, between China and New Zealand.  Ye v Deng [2017] NZHC 277
  4. Recovering money in a Lease Dispute and on Appeal, determining procedure on Termination of a Lease.  RJ Auto Ltd v Galloway Properties Ltd [2017] NZHC 1723
  5. Triggering Crown Law review of Community Corrections disclosure requirements.  Police v Craighie [2016] – NZDC 12745, 17 June 2016
  6. Examination of the scope of the rules of evidence in relation to hearsay and sentencing.  Matia v Ministry of Social Development [2015] NZHC 16; [2015] NZCA 386
  7. Leading case cited in relation to Wills, probate and, administration of estates.  Successful prevention of asset dissipation.  Nawiselski v Nawiselski [2014] NZPLR 973
  8. $10m defamation case relating to Hanover Finance – settled.  Hotchin v Sheppard [2013] NZHC 960; [2012] NZHC 2572
  9. NZLS seminar and textbook citations excluded

 

And many, many more reported and unreported cases are available on request.

 
 
 
 

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