Recent reported cases
From 2010 only
H v Refugee Protection Officer  1 NZLR 433, (SC)
Senior Counsel in appeal against decision to refuse leave to seek judicial review under Immigration Act.
F v Chief Executive Ministry of Social Development  3 NZLR 260 (HC)
Senior Counsel in Case Stated appeal against Social Security Appeal Authority decision on question of whether loans are income for the Act’s purposes.
RPO v CV  2 NZLR 585 (CA)
Defending refugee claims on ground of compulsory military service in religious army.
Anderson v Hawke  NZAR 1369 (HC)
Defending challenge to claim to confidentiality under Evidence Act.
Child Poverty Action Group v Attorney-General  3 NZLR 729 (CA)
Making challenge to the ‘off benefit rule’ for eligibility to a parental tax credit.
Ministry of Health v Atkinson  3 NZLR 456 (CA)
Defending High Court decision that policy of not paying family members for care of severely disabled adult children was in breach of Human Rights Act.
Harlen v Chief Executive of the Ministry of Social Development  NZAR 185 (HC)
Appealing Social Security Appeal Authority decision not to take account of the poverty of Mrs H and dependent daughter when exercising discretion whether to waive her debt.
Child Poverty Action Group v Attorney-General  NZAR 185 (HC)
Opposing application to recall High Court judgment.
Attorney General v Howard  1 NZLR 58 (CA)
Defending decision of High Court and Tribunal relating to Declaration of Inconsistency between Accident Compensation legislation and New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990.
Smith v Air New Zealand  2 NZLR 17 (CA)
Appealing decision in relation to challenge to company policy of charging persons with supplementary oxygen needs.
McAlister v Air New Zealand  1 NZLR 153; 8 HRNZ 801;  ERNZ 410. (SC)
Intervener in claim by pilot over 60 relating to age discrimination in employment conditions due to international regulations.