Publications

ARBITRATION 

  1. Introduction to Arbitrators’ Duties click here.
  2. Arbitrator Duties During Preliminary Stages click here.
  3. Arbitrator Duties during Preparation for Hearing click here.
  4. Arbitrator Duties after the Principal Award click here.
  5. Arbitrator Appeals click here
  6.  Saving Time and Money in Arbitration paper for AMINZ Arbitration Day 16 November 2009 click here.
  7. Spare Wheel Arbitrators paper for AMINZ Conference, Wellington, 7 August 2009 click here.
  8. Whether the Adversarial Process is Past Its Use-by Date – A New Zealand perspective paper for NZ Bar Association and Legal Research Foundation Civil Litigation Conference 22 February 2008, Auckland, New Zealand click here.
  9. How Arbitrators Get Paid paper for AMINZ Annual Conference 3 August 2007 click here.
  10. New way of resolving relationship property disputes (2014) 845 LawTalk 28. click here
  11.  Relationship Property Arbitration (2014) 8 NZ Family Law Journal Issue 2. click here
  12. The future for fighting families (2014) Paper for AMINZ Conference Queenstown, 29 August 2014 (co-author). click here
  13. Arbitrators (Chapter 24, Professional Responsibility in New Zealand (2015) LexisNexis) (co-author).
  14. Relationship property arbitrations: a turn-off for reticent tycoons? (8 August 2014) Newlaw 11. click here
  15.  Including trusts in relationship property arbitrations (2014)      8 NZLFJ 76. click here

MEDIATION

  1. Is it Rude To Talk About Who Would Win (1)? (2010) 129 NZLawyer 22;     see also address to Queensland Bar Assoc Mediators Conference, Sanctuary Cove, 22 October 2011 click here: RTT1.
  2. Is it Rude To Talk About Who Would Win (2)? (2010) 130 NZLawyer 20 click here: RTT2.
  3. Disputes Settled Without Going to Court quotations in article by Chris Barton NZ Herald 9 March 2012 click here.
  4. When Should Mediators Bite Their Tongue? (2010) 150 NZLawyer 18 click here: BT1
  5. Letting the Punishment Fit The Crime (2010) 151 NZLawyer 16 click here: LPF2
  6. A Wind Does Not Have To Be A Gale (2011) 152 NZLawyer 24 click here: WDN3

GENERAL TOPICS

  1. Degree of Proof      (1964) 4 VUWLR 84.
  2. Liability for Medical Expenses: It pays to be Negligent [1967] NZLJ 88, continued at 113.
  3. Nonsuits [1970] NZLJ 232, continued at 256.
  4. Legal Aid Subtlety (Trust your Legislature) [1971] NZLJ 433.
  5. The Matrimonial Property Bill – Misguided Chivalry? [1976] NZLJ 253.
  6. The Matrimonial Property Act 1976 Textbook (Butterworths, Wellington, 1977) reviewed [1977] NZLJ 436 and (1979) 42 MLR 359
  7. Are Husbands Getting a Fair Share? [1978] NZLJ 375.
  8. De Facto Marriage (New Zealand Law Society, Wellington, 1983) (co-author).
  9. Fisher on Matrimonial Property (2nd ed, Butterworths, Wellington, 1984) (now looseleaf ed, LexisNexis) (Editor-in-Chief).
  10. NZ  Halsbury Commentary on Patents Butterworths (1988).
  11. Evidence in Action (New Zealand Law Society, Wellington, 1988)      (co-author).
  12. Are the Traditional Rules of Evidence Obsolete? 9th Commonwealth Law Conference Papers (CCH, Auckland, 1990)
  13. New Zealand Legal Method: Influences and Consequences chapter in Rick Bigwood (ed) Legal Method in New Zealand (Butterworths,      Wellington, 2001) 25.
  14. Improving Tribunal Decisions and Reasons [2003] NZ Law Review 517.
  15. Laws of New Zealand Consulting editor.
  16. The Purpose of Admiralty Law (2004) 18 MLAANZ Journal 14.
  17. Advice on  Advocacy (reported as “Three Pearls of Wisdom from a Retiring High Court Judge” (19 March 2004) 10 Law News (Auckland District Law Society) click here: AA.
  18. Evidence – How it Works (New Zealand Law Society, 2004) (co-author).
  19. The Demeanour Fallacy [2014] NZ Law Review Issue 4.  click here: TDF
  20. Dishonest face is no guarantee of guilt (NZ Herald 4 December 2014). click here
  21. Reform of NZ Relationship Property. Paper for University of Otago Colloquium (sub nom “Relationship Property – Should NZ’s Relationship Property Regime be Mandatory or Optional” 9 December 2016)Click here
  22. Should a Property Sharing Regime be Mandatory or Optional? Chapter 13 Modern Family Finances edited Briggs, Henaghan, Palmer and Peart (September 2017 Intersentia ISBN 978-1-78068-464-2)