News - Dispute Resolution

Airbnbreach – appeal to the District Court

October 19, 2018 | Shehan Gunatunga

In May 2018, in Nice Place Property Management Limited v Paterson, the Tenancy Tribunal ordered a tenant to pay his landlord the profit derived from subletting the landlord’s property on Airbnb...Read More

Insurers Play Hot Potato

October 4, 2018 | Michael Wolff

Insurers play hot potato with the question of who the insurer at the time of the earthquake was. In the recent decision QBE v Allianz the Court of Appeal looked at the question of when, being the...Read More

Kaikoura Earthquake Claims Revisited

January 23, 2018 | Morrison Kent

The 2016 Kaikoura Earthquake caused unprecedented damage in Kaikoura, Hurunui, Marlborough and Wellington.  Thousands of homeowners suffered damage in the earthquake and subsequently lodged...Read More

Compensation for Loss of Dignity

April 5, 2017 | Morrison Kent

The elusive search for a principled approach. Quantifying damages for loss of dignity has been problematic for employment institutions for the last 30 years.  The jurisprudence remains unclear...Read More