Construction litigation specialist Adina Thorn said today the UK’s biggest litigation funder had agreed in principle to back a New Zealand class action against manufacturers of defective plaster cladding.
Published 1 March 2011 Justice Graham Lang has ordered Symphony Properties Ltd (Colin Reynolds) to pay the court costs accrued by 2 related companies, now in liquidation, in their fight against liability in the Farnham Terraces leaky homes case. In a judgment issued last Friday, Justice Lang ordered Symphony Properties to pay the $65,430 in […]
Published 17 November 2010 The body corporate of the Farnham Terraces apartments conversion in Parnell has won court approval to continue a leaky-building claim against the developers, 2 of which were placed in voluntary liquidation on 28 September. Ordinarily an insolvent liquidation would remove them from the case. However, Justice Graham Lang gave body corporate […]
Published 11 October 2010 The Farnham Terraces leaky buildings court case was put off for 5 weeks today to give the liquidator of the 2 Symphony (now Pakenham) Group companies involved time to document his opposition to the case continuing against companies in liquidation. The case had been set down for 10 weeks, starting before […]
Published 4 October 2010 Longtime property developer Colin Reynolds put his 2 main companies, Pakenham Group Ltd (ex-Symphony Group Ltd) & Waimarie Management Ltd, into voluntary liquidation last Tuesday, 28 September, short-circuiting 2 court actions against them over the Farnham Terraces apartments conversion in Parnell. Owners of the Farnham Terraces apartments had applied to the […]
Published 12 February 2010 3 insolvent shell companies in the Symphony property development group were in the High Court on Wednesday trying to strike out a 9-month-old order for them to pay just over $13,400 in costs from an unsuccessful attempt to escape a leaky-building case. The substantive case – over the Farnham Terraces […]