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The New Zealand Employment Court has ruled that an employee was not made redundant because the new role proposed by his employer was not substantively different to his existing position.
Duncan Cotterill
Claimants alleged that JH building products were defective, not watertight, and did not comply with building standards.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
There seems no reason why NZ courts would not take a similar approach to the United Kingdom for serious insurance fraud.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
The case confirmed the underlying rule of joinder of parties as the "pragmatism of avoiding a multiplicity of hearings".
Chapman Tripp
This decision was a significant departure from current authority and could carry large implications for in-house counsel.
Duncan Cotterill
The High Court released its decision on sentencing appeals in the District Court for health and safety prosecutions.
Cavell Leitch
Even where decisions contain errors these alone will not give rise to a right of further appeal in the Supreme Court.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
A High Court judgment and a statutory demand for outstanding claims for landscaping work on a development were set aside.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
The Supreme Court has once more confirmed that litigation funding agreements are not themselves objectionable.
Duncan Cotterill
This decision certainly provides a new tool for defendants and third parties facing broad and imprecise pleadings.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
If the debtor decides to appeal your money judgment, in most cases you should continue to take enforcement steps.
Jones Day
In July 2013, Trade Me announced it would move away from its subscription-based pricing model and would instead charge $159 for each property listed.
Duncan Cotterill
These cases provide helpful guidance on the scope of the ground of unreasonableness and on powers of search and seizure.
Duncan Cotterill
A question that may come up is whether similar judicial review reforms and amendments are also needed in New Zealand.
Cavell Leitch
The changes in the District Court claims process reverse reforms introduced in 2009 which have proven to be unsuccessful.
Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
You should read this if you are handling an insurance or reinsurance claim arising from the New Zealand earthquakes.
James & Wells Intellectual Property
Even if a plaintiff is a successful litigant, it will rarely recover all the money it has spent on achieving its goal.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
This decision was the first in England where a famous personality won a passing off case based on an image on clothing.
Chapman Tripp
The case provides clarity on the application of the Act's limitation fund provisions after the Tasman Pioneer decision.
Chapman Tripp
The article offers a selection of outstanding cases for 2012 from the NZ Supreme Court, the NZ court of final appeal.
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