PAST PAPER: Session 3: Stream A: Commercial Litigation: Current Issues and Future Focus
Date: March 2017
Know Your Limits: the Limitation Act 2010 and Related Issues
Presented by Dan Parker, Partner and Jackie Frampton, Associate, Parker & Associates
Electronic Bundles: Rules and Processes
Presented by Rachel Roff, Barrister, Thorndon Chambers and Catherine Campbell, Document Management Coordinator, Litigation Management Unit, Inland Revenue
Gain Based Remedies: Making them Accessible to Practitioners
Presented by Daniel Kalderimis, Partner, Chapman Tripp
Elspeth Horner is an experienced commercial litigator, with particular expertise in resolving insolvency, insurance and property disputes. Elspeth provides advice to liquidators on matters arising from contentious liquidations including dealing with issues of priorities, securities and enforcement options. Prior to joining Mahony Burrowes Horner, Elspeth was a partner at Morrison Kent Wellington and began her legal career in Morrison Kent's Litigation and Dispute Resolution team in 1999. Elspeth is a member of the New Zealand Insurance Law Association, New Zealand Society of Construction Law and Insol NZ.
Parker and Associates is a specialist civil litigation firm. Before founding the firm in 2001 Dan was a partner in a national law firm. Admitted in 1991, Dan has extensive litigation and advocacy experience. Parker & Associates specialises in insurance, construction and commercial litigation and handles a range of complex civil disputes including a number of multi- party claims. The firm has been at the forefront of leaky building litigation since 2001. Dan and his team act for the plaintiffs in a class action against cladding manufacturer and supplier James Hardie. For more information about Dan and the team at Parker & Associates
Rachel Roff's main area of practice is civil and commercial litigation, with a particular focus on public and administrative law, tax litigation, child support, debt and customs law. Prior to joining the independent bar, Rachel spent over eight years at the Crown Law Office in the Revenue Team (previously the Tax and Commercial Team), spending her last 12 months there as Acting Team Leader. She is an experienced litigator and has been involved in a number of significant and high profile tax cases. Her litigation experience includes trial and appellate work and she has appeared before the New Zealand courts at all levels, as well as specialist tribunals.
Catherine Campbell has worked for Inland Revenue in the document management coordinator role for 8 1/2 years, developing her expertise in records management, litigation software use and generating and working with electronic bundles. She has worked closely with counsel for both parties in preparing electronic suits for the past few years, advising on tasks and time frames as well as preparing bundles and/or hyperlinking documents for use in the TRA, High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. Catherine likes to think outside the box and enjoys the challenge of completing tasks in a fast paced environment where quality is not compromised.
Daniel Kalderimis is a commercial litigation partner at Chapman Tripp. He is ranked as a leading individual for dispute resolution by Legal 500, which describes him as "a sharp, skilled advocate" (2017) who is "excellent in landmark cases" (2016). Who's Who Legal describes him as "exceptional; very smart guy and a really excellent advocate" (2017). Daniel is a faculty member of the NZLS Litigation Skills course and an adjunct lecturer at Victoria University Law School where he teaches civil procedure in 2017. Daniel graduated first in his year at Victoria University Law School, after which he was a Court of Appeal judge's clerk, Fulbright scholar and an associate-in-law at Columbia Law School. Before returning to New Zealand, he was a senior associate in the international arbitration group of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in London. He is admitted in New Zealand, New York and England & Wales.
Jackie Frampton graduated from the University of Canterbury in 2008 and was admitted to the bar in September 2008. She was awarded the Canterbury Women's Legal Association Scholarship Prize for 2007. She practices in the area of civil and commercial litigation and dispute resolution and appears regularly in the courts as well as at mediations and Judicial Settlement Conferences. Jackie has experience in a range of civil and commercial litigation including negligence, property and construction disputes, shareholder disputes, insolvency and insurance. She has extensive experience in defective building claims including several large multi-unit complex claims. She has acted for a range of clients including landlords, home-owners, banks, insurers and local authorities. She also has international experience having spent two years in London where she worked on a regulatory review at HSBC Bank. She enjoys working with clients to resolve difficult issues and achieve results whether she is working on a large and complex dispute or a smaller matter.
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