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Law firm to pay $1m costs after defence 'lacked merit'

Ruling mulls question of 'animosity' between law firm's insurer and the plaintiff's litigation funder.

Auckland High Court.

Tim Hunter Wed, 06 Dec 2023

The High Court has ordered law firm Grimshaw & Co to pay costs of $1.02 million on top of $3.3m in damages, plus interest, after it was found negligent in its advice to a body corporate.

In a costs judgment dated November 27, Justice Kiri Tahana said Grimshaw & Co’s conduct in defending the

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Law firm to pay $1m costs after defence 'lacked merit'
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