Acting for the defendant on a defamation claim. Issues relating to extent of publication, the Jameel defence and qualified privilege. Resolved at a judicial settlement conference six weeks before a 5 day trial was due to be held.
Second counsel to Ian Gault (now Justice Gault) in acting for the plaintiff in relation to interlocutory application on defamation proceeding in the Auckland High Court. The decision was reported at  1 NZLR 841.