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27 February 2020

Case testing the legal basis for New Zealand’s COVID-19 response is heard (30 July 2020)

30 July 2020 Borrowdale v Director-General of Health and Attorney-General (27–29 July 2020)A rare full bench of the High Court sat this week to hear a constitutionally significant case brought by Dr Andrew Borrowdale, which questioned whether certain orders made by the Director-General of Health in response to the... More about Case testing the legal basis for New Zealand’s COVID-19 response is heard.

Lindsay Gribben struck off (16 July 2020)

16 July 2020 Lindsay Boyd Gribben has been struck off the Roll of Barristers and Solicitors by the New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal.Mr Gribben had admitted misappropriating funds to the total of almost $900,000 during September 2008 and November 2018. Aggravating the offending was the fact that... More about Lindsay Gribben struck off.

Access to Justice – consultation on draft report closing on 3 August (16 July 2020)

16 July 2020 Consultation on the draft ‘Access to Justice – a stocktake of initiatives’ research report is closing soon. We welcome your feedback. Any questions or comments can be directed to accesstojustice@lawsociety.org.nz.The report aims to build a picture of the range of access to justice initiatives across Aotearoa... More about Access to Justice – consultation on draft report closing on 3 August.

Last updated on the 27th February 2020