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Intueri Shareholders Seek Summary Judgment

Friday, 3 April 2020, 4:31 pm | Adina Thorn

Former shareholders of Intueri Education Group Limited have today filed legal proceedings in the Auckland High Court against some of the former directors of the company and the promoters of its initial public offering in April 2014: Australian-listed company, ... More >>

Leaky cladding victims sidestep James Hardie’s Irish defence

Friday, 19 April 2019, 6:30 pm | Adina Thorn

The Supreme Court has upheld findings of the Court of Appeal that James Hardie’s Irish ultimate parent company and two James Hardie holding companies be included as defendants in the $NZ250 million plus defective cladding class action being taken ... More >>

Leaky homes class action

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 1:24 pm | Adina Thorn

Lawyer Adina Thorn has welcomed today’s Court of Appeal decision that allows the hundreds of home owners she acts for to continue claiming against the Ireland-registered parent company of the James Hardie Group, James Hardie Industries PLC, and two other ... More >>

Lawyer Challenges Steel & Tube to Indemnify

Friday, 26 October 2018, 3:29 pm | Adina Thorn

26 October 2018 Lawyer Challenges Steel & Tube to Indemnify “If there’s nothing wrong with the product, indemnify property owners.” That’s the challenge lawyer Adina Thorn is presenting to Steel & Tube today after it was reported ... More >>

Steel & Tube’s Record Fine No Help To Homeowners

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 4:02 pm | Adina Thorn

Today’s District Court decision to fine Steel & Tube Holdings Ltd $1.885 million on 24 charges relating to the sale of non-compliant steel mesh delivers nothing to those home owners and contractors who have used the company’s products in good ... More >>

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 >>