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Law Firm Target of Inappropriate Phone Call

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 1:23 pm | Adina Thorn

The head of an Auckland law firm planning a class action against manufacturers of non-compliant steel mesh is surprised and disappointed that one of her staff has been targeted by MP Gerry Brownlee. More >>

85% of Non-compliant Steel Mesh Customers From Canterbury

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 7:27 pm | Adina Thorn

Ruth and her husband are two of hundreds, possibly tens of thousands of property owners in Christchurch and Canterbury who have non-compliant steel mesh in their new houses and properties. More >>

Penalty Against Brilliance Steel Today

Friday, 17 August 2018, 6:42 pm | Adina Thorn

We would encourage anyone who has had Brilliance Steel steel mesh, used in or on their property, to contact us to join the proposed class action against companies that have supplied non-compliant steel mesh product to customers. More >>

Class action for building owners against Carter Holt Harvey

Monday, 6 August 2018, 6:27 pm | Adina Thorn

Press release – Monday, 6 August 2018. Class action for building owners against Carter Holt Harvey filed today More >>

Steel & Tube’s 24 guilty pleas boosts proposed class action

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 3:25 pm | Adina Thorn

In November last year, Steel & Tube pleaded guilty to 24 of 29 charges from the Commerce Commission relating to false and misleading representations concerning 500E Earthquake grade steel mesh. A sentencing hearing was held in the District Court in May 2018 ... More >>

Proposed action against Carter Holt Harvey’s Shadowclad

Tuesday, 3 April 2018, 12:54 pm | Adina Thorn

Hundreds of property owners from around rural and urban New Zealand have already signed up to join the proposed Shadowclad Class Action. More >>

New class action puts councils in the firing line

Monday, 2 October 2017, 4:28 pm | Adina Thorn

A planned new funded class action will be putting Councils in the firing line for leaky and failed buildings that they have been approved or inspected within the last 10 years. The action, which is intended to be funded by a UK-based litigation funder, ... More >>

James Hardie Class Action - Initial Win for Leaky Home Owner

Friday, 1 September 2017, 11:57 am | Adina Thorn

The team at Adina Thorn Lawyers has welcomed yesterday’s High Court decision that effectively means they can continue against all the seven James Hardie companies (including the Australian listed company) in the $250 million funded class action. ... More >>

Another claim casts its shadow over Carter Holt Harvey

Monday, 29 May 2017, 10:06 am | Adina Thorn

Leading building products manufacturer Carter Holt Harvey may soon face another multi-million dollar legal claim in respect of its widely-used Shadowclad building product. More >>

Comcom steel investigation raises further concerns

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 2:19 pm | Adina Thorn

Auckland lawyer Adina Thorn says that the Commerce Commission’s latest investigation into the supply of allegedly non-compliant steel by Fletcher Building shows that problems with the importing of poor quality steel into New Zealand are greater than ... More >>

Adina Thorn appointed to Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Board

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 1:47 pm | Adina Thorn

Her Excellency, The Right Honourable Dame Patsy Reddy, Governor-General of New Zealand has appointed Auckland-based barrister Adina Thorn as a member of the William Churchill Memorial Trust Board. More >>

Supreme Court decision “extremely good news” for claimants

Tuesday, 2 August 2016, 3:29 pm | Adina Thorn

The lawyer leading the $250 million plus class action against James Hardie companies says the unanimous Supreme Court decision rejecting the application of the 10-year limitation period on product liability claims is extremely good news for the owners ... More >>

Plaster Cladding class action fully funded

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 4:04 pm | Adina Thorn

In light of recent media reports on James Hardie, Adina Thorn of Adina Thorn Lawyers today confirmed that those owners of leaky homes participating in the Plaster Cladding class action managed by Adina Thorn Lawyers would face no out of pocket expenses ... More >>

Court decision a boost for Plaster Cladding class action

Monday, 27 July 2015, 11:33 am | Adina Thorn

The recent Court of Appeal decision that claims by the Ministry of Education against cladding sheet and system manufacturer Carter Holt Harvey Ltd are not time-barred is welcome news to those home and building owners participating in the Plaster Cladding ... More >>

Defective Cladding Class Action Litigation Funding Confirmed

Monday, 25 May 2015, 12:59 pm | Adina Thorn

Adina Thorn of Adina Thorn Lawyers today announced that the dedicated investment funds advised by Harbour Litigation Funding Limited (“Harbour”) has agreed in principle to provide funding to progress the claim against various manufacturers ... More >>

Registrations for $100 million plus cladding class action

Monday, 9 March 2015, 4:54 pm | Adina Thorn

Owners of buildings with plaster cladding in New Zealand are now being asked to register their interest for a proposed class action against manufacturers seeking damages well in excess of $100 million. More >>

Extra Speedy Auckland Transport Surprising Property Owners

Thursday, 22 August 2013, 4:12 pm | Adina Thorn

Land and building owners in the path of Auckland city rail link need to be readying themselves for some complex negotiations with Auckland Transport says Auckland lawyer, Adina Thorn.  She has been contacted by a number of owners who have been surprised ... More >>

Christchurch home owners facing another black hole

Monday, 29 July 2013, 6:57 pm | Adina Thorn

Christchurch ratepayers could be facing another black hole with the revelation that their Council building consent processes has not been up to standard, according to an expert in leaky home claims, lawyer Adina Thorn. More >>

Leaky Homes Package to drive up building costs

Friday, 29 July 2011, 4:04 pm | Adina Thorn

Higher building costs will be an inevitable consequence of the government’s new leaky home financial assistance package says leading lawyer Adina Thorn. More >>

 

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