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Our previous work includes:​


  • Acting for a media company in an appeal to the Supreme Court over a creditors' compromise

  • Acting for a land-owning company in the mediation of a contractual dispute with a state-owned enterprise

  • Acting for an electricity company in the arbitration and mediation of a major dispute with an aluminium smelter over take-or-pay electricity contracts

  • Acting for a UK media company in major High Court proceedings concerning the fraudulent misrepresentation and breach of contract by an IT supplier


  • Acting for a real estate company in High Court proceedings by the Commerce Commission alleging price-fixing

  • Advising a listed company in relation to a misuse of funds investigation by the Serious Fraud Office

  • Advising various companies and individuals in relation to numerous confidential investigations by the Financial Markets Authority

  • Advising a construction company in relation to an invoicing investigation by the Serious Fraud Office

  • Acting for a bank in High Court proceedings by the Commerce Commission alleging that credit card interchange fees constituted price-fixing

  • Acting for a lines company in a Commerce Commission process establishing input methodologies

  • Acting for an airport in a High Court appeal from a Commerce Commission decision refusing to authorise the alliance/merger of airlines


  • Acting for a group of fruit tree companies in High Court proceedings seeking judicial review of biosecurity decisions by the Ministry of Primary Industries

  • Acting for an internet entrepreneur in High Court proceedings seeking damages from the NZ Police and Government Communications Security Bureau for breaches of the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990

  • Acting for a journalist in defeating an application for pre-commencement discovery by Rt Hon Winston Peters 

  • Acting for certain directors, officers and managers of Pike River Coal Limited in the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Pike River Coal Mine Tragedy

  • Acting for a petroleum exploration company in the Royal Commission of Inquiry into whether certain wheat supply contracts breached United Nations sanctions


  • Acting for a property developer in a caveat appeal to the Court of Appeal

  • Acting for a property developer in a High Court trial of a dispute over the sale and purchase of land 

  • Acting for a principal in the arbitration of a construction dispute

  • Acting for a property developer in a caveat proceeding in the High Court

  • Acting for principals, engineers and builders in multiple construction and commercial disputes 

  • Acting for a land-owner in an appeal to the Supreme Court concerning subdivision and land use consents, and associated iwi issues

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