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Case Brief: Kamal v RITANZ
July 20, 2021
Imran Kamal sought judicial review of the decision by the Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association of New Zealand Incorporated (RITANZ) to decline his application for membership because he did not meet the "good character" requirement.
Case brief - Whitmore v Palmerston North City Council [2021] NZHC 1551
July 13, 2021
The High Court granted Speak Up For Women's urgent application for orders allowing their planned event at Palmerston North City Council Library to go ahead.
In the Media: Brigitte Morten on Q&A
July 5, 2021
Discussing the issues of the week.
In the Media: Proposed Hate Speech Law
July 3, 2021
The Government's proposed hate speech laws have created significant confusion. Read our explainer on how the proposals will actually work.
Case Brief: Minister of Justice v Kyung Yup Kim
July 2, 2021
The Supreme Court considered the legality of extradition orders for Kyung Yup Kim to China so that he can be tried for murder.
Announcement of appointment and promotion
June 30, 2021
Franks Ogilvie announces the appointment of Brigitte Morten as a Principal and Director of the company Commercial &Public Law Ltd, and the promotion of Aimee Dartnall to Senior Solicitor.
Case Brief: Tauranga Environmental Protection Society v Tauranga City Council
June 23, 2021
Transpower was granted consent to relocate a set of controversially placed power lines right next to the entrance to the Maungatapu Marae.
Case Brief: Nga Kaitiaki Tuku Iho Medical Action Society v Minister of Health
June 16, 2021
The Applicant applied for an injunction to halt the supply of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine.
In the Media: RNZ Nine to Noon
June 14, 2021
Senior Consultant Brigitte Morten on the week in politics.

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