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Supreme Court roundup 28 October - 11 November 2021

Supreme Court roundup 28 October - 11 November 2021

Decisions, proceedings and news from the highest courts in some common law jurisdictions in the past fortnight.
Court of Appeal issues decision regarding the legality of New Zealand’s response to COVID-19

Court of Appeal issues decision regarding the legality of New Zealand’s response to COVID-19

The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal which challenged the New Zealand Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Supreme Court roundup 22 - 28 October 2021

Supreme Court roundup 22 - 28 October 2021

Decisions, proceedings and news from the highest courts in some common law jurisdictions in the past week.

Lawyer struck off for misappropriating funds and censured for obstruction

Mr Jesse Seang Ty Nguy has been struck off by the Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal for the misapplication of funds held by him on trust.
Supreme Court roundup 15 - 21 October 2021

Supreme Court roundup 15 - 21 October 2021

Decisions, proceedings and news from the highest courts in some common law jurisdictions in the past week.
Law Commission publishes Supplementary Issues Paper on class actions

Law Commission publishes Supplementary Issues Paper on class actions

Te Aka Matua o te Ture | Law Commission has released a Supplementary Issues Paper on class actions and is now seeking public feedback.

Law Society recommends new surrogacy law

The New Zealand Law Society | Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa has submitted on the Law Commission’s review of surrogacy law in Aotearoa New Zealand, Te Kōpū Whāngai: He Arotake.

No breach by lawyer, but important to clarify responsibilities with clients

A property transaction which almost failed to proceed due to a shortfall in funds is a reminder to lawyers of the need to clarify their responsibilities with clients. The Standards Committee found that in this case the lawyer had not breached their obligations, as it was the client’s responsibility to…
Supreme Court roundup 17 - 23 September 2021

Supreme Court roundup 17 - 23 September 2021

Decisions, proceedings and news from the highest courts in some common law jurisdictions in the past week.
Supreme Court roundup 24 - 30 September 2021

Supreme Court roundup 24 - 30 September 2021

Decisions, proceedings and news from the highest courts in some common law jurisdictions in the past week.
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