Tag Archives: High Court

How to resolve civil disputes

An Introduction to Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution Did you enter into a contract (written or oral) and encounter problems? Did things go bad at a cost? Was there a disagreement over the parties’ obligations or duties? Did the other side fail to action what they are meant to under the contract? If so, there […]

Judicial review – the Lucan Battison case

This weeks article involves discussion and analysis of (Battison v Melloy & Anor [2014] NZHC 1462) and the subsequent Judicial review. In June this year, Lucan Battison, a 16 year old student from St John’s College in Hastings, took his school principal and board of trustees to the High Court for suspending him for having long hair, […]

Change the rules and you change the value – for better or worse.

Queen City Law have published a new Dispute Resolution article to the Law Library by Ross Dillon. The author Ross has been a partner and litigator in a leading mid-sized Auckland firm for almost a quarter century. In this article Ross explains how the changes to the District Court Rules, how they differ from the […]

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