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We do not choose to get into disputes with other people. But knowing the most effective way to deal with disputes requires a pragmatic but also empathetic approach. Choosing the best path to resolve the disputes needs careful thought. My goal is to work with clients to enable them to come out the other end with the best experience possible.

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21.09.18

Mediation and Litigation

In this blog I discuss the use of mediation as an adjunct to litigation

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17.08.18

Law Firms, New Zealand Law Society and #metoo, A Suggested Model for Complaint Management

This article suggests the use of the ombuds model for dealing with complaints of sexual harassment,...

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02.08.18

Appointing a neutral – advantages of New Zealand appointments

New Zealanders have a reputation in international mediation and arbitration appointments as highly c...

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17.07.18

Property Partnerships

Property partnerships can be valuable for those without enough money to buy on their own, but specia...

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11.07.18

Free Speech and Proportionality

Banning the two Canadian speakers from Auckland City Council venues, has raised interest in issues o...

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06.07.18

New Website

I am pleased that my new website is about to go live, and hopefully in the next few days. It is a ne...

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12.06.18

Court Filing Fees – A Barrier to Justice

I sometimes wonder at decision-making from the Ministry of Justice when it comes to matters such as...

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23.05.18

Maori Representation on Local Council Wards

There have recently been a number of referenda on the subject of obtaining specific Maori representa...

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27.02.18

When Judges Bend the Rules

I have been reading two separate items, the first being a blog entry by Joshua Rozenberg about Lord...

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21.09.18

Mediation and Litigation

In this blog I discuss the use of mediation as an adjunct to litigation

Read more +
17.08.18

Law Firms, New Zealand Law Society and #metoo, A Suggested Model for Complaint Management

This article suggests the use of the ombuds model for dealing with complaints of sexual harassment,...

Read more +
02.08.18

Appointing a neutral – advantages of New Zealand appointments

New Zealanders have a reputation in international mediation and arbitration appointments as highly c...

Read more +