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Lawyer Adina Thorn says not all claimants will be tested at the first stage.

Judge orders sample trial for James Hardie class action

Wed 4 Jul

James Hardie fails to oppose split trial.

Lawyer Adina Thorn says “Many claimants are encouraged by knowing Shadowclad is already subject to court proceedings."

Proposed leaky building claim against Carter Holt Harvey hits nearly $50 million

Wed 4 Apr

Residential and commercial property owners can still join claim. 

Commerce Commission prosecutor Alysha McClintock argued for a higher sentence.

ComCom stresses importance of wider deterrence in first steel mesh sentencing

Mon 11 Dec

Case closely watched by Steel & Tube. 

Auckland Council civil litigation manager Helen Wild says it is "very conscious of the impact" of leaky homes

Auckland Council increases provisions for leaky home payouts

Thu 5 Oct 1

Auckland Council’s provision for active claims is now $165 million.

Auckland lawyer Adina Thorn now wants to go after local councils

'A bit late': homeowners group warns over latest leaky class action

Tue 3 Oct 4

Adina Thorn goes after local bodies.

Bronwyn Carruthers says "the use of success fees comes down to an independence issue when expert witnesses are giving evidence"

Concerns caused by Auckland's East West Link success fee

Fri 28 Jul 13

The exact size of the fee hasn’t been spelt out but it's understood it will also be extended to the construction of the East West Link if it is consented. 

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