Recent Case Law

  • McLaughlin v McLaughlin (2018) 4 NZTR 28-033, [2019] NZAR 286
  • Glasgow Harley Trustee Ltd v McLaughlin [2018] NZHC 290
  • Darlow v Raymond [2017] 3 NZLR 353
  • Presbyterian Support (Upper South Island) v The New Zealand Guardian Trust Company Ltd [2017] NZAR 84
  • Mackintosh v Thomas [2016] NZHC 2313
  • Re Utterson-Kelson (No 2) [2015] NZAR 1488
  • Re Utterson-Kelson [2015] NZAR 922
  • Mackintosh v Thomas [2015] NZHC 2317
  • Great Christchurch Buildings Trust v Church Property Trustees [2014] 3 NZLR 236
  • Gough v Strahl [2013] 3 NZTR 23-019
  • Great Christchurch Buildings Trust v Church Property Trustees [2013] 2 NZLR 230
  • Great Christchurch Buildings Trust v Church Property Trustees [2013] 3 NZLR 597
  • Church Property Trustees v Attorney-General [2013] 2 NZLR 428
  • Kain v Hutton [2008] 3 NZLR 589 (SCNZ)
  • Gloria Jean’s Coffees International Pty Ltd v Daboko Ltd [2020] NZHC 29
  • Northlake Investments Ltd v Wanaka Medical Centre Ltd [2019] NZHC 3443
  • Gloria Jean’s Coffees International Pty Ltd v Daboko Ltd [2019] NZHC 1097
  • Pacific Basin Education Foundation Ltd v Richina Ltd (2016) 19 NZCPR 390
  • Cunningham v Butterfield (2014) 22 PRNZ 521
  • Property Brokers Ltd v Hastings McLeod Real Estate Ltd [2020] NZHC 271
  • Satterthwaite v Gough Holdings Ltd [2015] NZCCLR 15
  • Pisida Holdings Ltd v Darby [2019] NZFLR 96
  • Adamowski v Marshall [2015] NZFC 8565
  • Starling v Bailey [2015] NZHC 2108
  • Adamowski v Marshall [2018] NZFC 8105
  • Hagaman v Fairbank [2010] 20 PRNZ 68 (CA)
  • Dalian Deepwater Developer Ltd v Dybdahl [2015] 3 NZLR 260
  • Cain v Mettrick [2019] NZAR 668
  • Banks v Farmer [2019] NZHC 53
  • Banks v Farmer [2018] NZHC 604
  • Banks v Farmer [2017] NZHC 1596
  • J v J [2015] NZAR 861
  • Cullen Group Ltd v Commissioner of Inland Revenue (2019) 24 PRNZ 703
  • P R Law Queenstown No 1 Trustees Ltd (in liq) v Norris [2019] NZHC 1522
  • Gibson v Norris [2019] NZHC 1348
  • Madagascar (No 3) 2013 Ltd v Paulsen [2016] NZHC 553
  • Rhinds Company Ltd v Beattie Air Conditioning Ltd [2016] NZHC 252
  • Public Trust v Silverfern Vineyards Ltd [2014] NZHC 2341
  • Pharma Pac Ltd v Leonard [2014] NZHC 2023
  • Terracedale Developments Ltd v Cavell Leitch [2016] NZHC 605
  • Holler v Osaki [2014] 3 NZLR 791
  • Howe v Keown [2011] NZAR 764
  • Cullen Group Ltd v Commissioner of Inland Revenue (2019) NZTC 24-003
  • Commissioner of Inland Revenue v Cullen Group Ltd (2018) 28 NZTC 23-059

Recent Projects

  • Advising on a significant potential class action relating to alleged breaches of the Securities Act and Financial Markets Conduct Act arising from an IPO.
  • Acting for the purchaser in litigation arising from a $200m business sale that collapsed.
  • Providing advice to clients on commercial contracts including the terms of sale and purchase agreements.
  • Advising on the terms of restraints in leases.
  • Acting in numerous relationship property matters including an extremely contentious one that settled after four days of mediation.
  • Providing advice regarding the terms of a significant construction contract for a project worth approximately $100m.
  • Successfully obtaining without notice injunctions freezing defendants’ assets.
  • Acting in construction contract adjudications.
  • Leading concluding negotiations for a client for the settlement of an insurance claim in excess of $100m.
  • Acting for a shareholder of a substantial family-owned business in a shareholder dispute.
  • Acting for shareholders in response to s174 claims in a family-owned business
  • Advising a member of one of New Zealand’s wealthiest families in relation to trusts and shareholder matters.
  • Provided advice on intellectual property issues, including involving breach of copyright and passing off and acting in two disputes involving trademarks for a winery.
  • Acting as lead counsel in a significant claim involving a company that collapsed owing in excess of $30m involving application of the Securities Act and the Financial Markets Conduct Act.
  • Successfully acting as a mediator.
  • Acting on an estate claim involving constructive trust claims.
  • Acting in an injunction arising from shareholder dispute relating to the sale of a business.
  • Acting for liquidators of a trustee company attempting to realise its assets for the benefit of creditors.

Jeremy is an experienced litigator & dispute resolution specialist.

BA, LLB (Hons) (Cant), LLM (Camb), FAMINZ (Arb), FClArb, TEP

Contact Jeremy for an appointment
+64 9 379 0802