Case Law

Robin has been involved as lead or assisting counsel in numerous court proceedings, many of which have settled or have otherwise resolved.  Those which have reached the Court include:


Shell (Petroleum Mining) Company Ltd v Kapuni Gas Contracts Ltd 3/2/97, Barker J, HC Auckland CL5/94 (Oil and Gas, Competition)

MTM Funds Management Ltd v Force Holdings Ltd (2000) 14 PRNZ 657 (Contract)

Ideal Garages Ltd v Independent Construction Company Ltd, High Court, Auckland, 18/11/2004, (2004) CIV2004-404-2685, Heath J (Contract, Restraint of Trade)

Haylock v Patek [2009] 1 NZLR 351, [2009] NZCCLR 7 (Insider Trading)

Arcadia Homes Ltd (in liq) v More to this Life Ltd [2013] NZCA 286, [2014] 2 NZLR 339, [2013] ANZ ConvR 13-020, (2013) 14 NZCPR 641, [2013] NZCCLR 22, [2014] NZCCLR 4 (Company, Contract)

Mazany v MacDonald [2013] NZHC 2456 High Court, Auckland, 19/9/2013, CIV-2013-404-2438, Christiansen Associate Judge (Caveat – subsequently settled)

Bond v Platun [2016] NZHC 3038 High Court, Auckland, 14/12/2016, CIV-2015-404-628, Hinton J (Removal of Trustee)

Supatreats Asia Pte Ltd v Grace & Glory Ltd, High Court, Tauranga, Wylie J, 2/7/2018,  (2018) CIV-2018-470-44, [2018] NZHC 1612 (Injunction, Contract, Restraint of Trade, Intellectual Property)