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Employment Opportunity - Research Intern
January 27, 2022
Franks Ogilvie is looking for an intern to assist with research and administration. The role is paid.
Case Brief: Re Reeder [2021] NZHC2726 - Ngā Pōtiki Stage 1
January 26, 2022
The High Court granted five applicant groups a joint customary marine title (CMT) over Te Tāhunao Rangataua, the eastern-most arm of the Tauranga Harbour.
Case Brief: Laws v Otago University Students Association [2021] NZDC 2704
January 13, 2022
Mr Laws issued proceedings for defamation against the Otago University Students Association (“the Association”) for adverse comments it had published in a student magazine.
Office Renovations
January 10, 2022
For January 2022, the Franks Ogilvie team will not be working from our Terrace premises.
In the Media: Brigitte Morten on The Weekend Panel
December 13, 2021
Discussing the issues of the week with Jim Mora and Tim Watkins
Case Brief: Bolton v The Chief Executive of the MBIE and Director-General of Health and Minister for Covid-19 Response [2021] NZHC 2897
December 3, 2021
MBIE refused Mr Bolton and his partner’s (the applicants) application for exemption from MIQ isolation. The applicants successfully reviewed this decision and the court directed MBIE to reconsider.
In Advocacy: Incorporated Societies Bill (Select Committee Report)
November 29, 2021
The Select Committee has reported back on the Incorporated Societies Bill - making some necessary changes to the Bill.
Case Brief: Commerce Commission v Bunnings Ltd [2021] NZDC 8918
November 26, 2021
Judge BA Gibson dismissed charges laid by the Commerce Commission against Bunnings for making false or misleading representations about its lowest price guarantees.
In the Media: Brigitte Morten on Nine to Noon
November 22, 2021
Discussing the week in politics.

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