law and courts

Capital Letter: Suing and being sued by the Crown

Tue 26 Jan 1

"The ability to bring civil proceedings against the Crown is an essential means by which citizens are able to obtain legal redress when the government has breached individual rights or has failed to comply with its legal obligations."

Nicky Hager (TVNZ)

Police raid on Hager’s house illegal – High Court

Thu 17 Dec 14

Judgment "very good news for New Zealand journalism," says Nicky Hager.

Deborah Chambers

Briefcase: Power dressing with Lady Deborah Chambers and other matters

Fri 23 Oct 1

What they're talking about in the legal world.

Silveroaks’ lawyer John Turner

Small motel chain sues Westpac over interest rate swaps

Mon 6 Jul 2

The David and Goliath saga, which started in the High Court today, is being watched closely by the banking sector.

Shane McKillen

VnC Cocktail owner offers creditors three-cents-in-dollar deal

Mon 22 Jun 4

Court hears of Shane McKillen's creditor offer, and a possible Official Assignee investigation and bankrupcy.

Ports of Auckland

Urban Auckland wins port stoush

Fri 19 Jun 5

Proceeding with two wharf extensions without notification was flawed, a judge has found.

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