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Evidence Act Update for Civil Litigators 2022

Evidence Act Update for Civil Litigators 2022
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Evidence is fundamental to the outcome of any civil litigation case because, in the usual course of events, the facts at issue in a case must be proved by the evidence. This seminar will consider some of the key themes emerging from the recent cases and also assist you in gaining an enhanced understanding of the practical implications of the Evidence Act 2006.

This seminar will include:

  • An update on relevant recent case law (including in respect of legal privilege)
  • Practical tips on preparation of written briefs of evidence, including expert briefs, to comply with the requirements of the Evidence Act 2006
  • Discussions on some of the implications of the Evidence Act 2006.

Learning objectives

By attending this seminar you will gain an:

  • Up-to-date understanding of recent developments in relevant aspects of the law of evidence.
  • Understanding of the practical implications of those developments.

Who should attend

Civil litigation, company/commercial, employment, family and in-house counsel.


A short paper, in PDF format, together with a copy of the powerpoint presentation will be emailed out prior to the seminar.


  • 4.00pm - 6.00pm

Fee (incl GST)

In Short

  • $145 - NZLS members and Associate members
  • $195 - Non-members
  • Live web stream group pricing available! Click here

Do you want to register more than one person for this course? Use the Multiple Registration button below or Click here
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Live Web Stream 14 June
Auckland 14 June


allison-b WEB EDIT Allison Ferguson
Partner, Wilson Harle, Auckland

Allison is a founding partner of specialist litigation firm Wilson Harle. She has acted for clients across a wide range of civil and commercial disputes. Allison has appeared as counsel in the courts at all levels. Her experience includes acting for and advising clients in respect of breach of contract, negligence, insurance, construction, shareholder disputes, media, Fair Trading Act and Commerce Act issues, public law and regulatory matters. Allison is a long standing member of the NZLS Civil Litigation and Tribunals Committee. 

Guy Tompkins WEB EDIT Guy Tompkins
Partner, Wilson Harle, Auckland

Guy acts for and advises clients on all types of civil and commercial disputes. In addition to representing clients in litigation, he provides expert advice focused on early resolution or avoiding dispute altogether. Guy has a particular focus on contractual issues, insurance, financial services, media and privacy law, regulatory investigations, restructuring and insolvency, and company law. He is an experienced counsel before the District Court and High Court on both civil and criminal matters.

Cancellation and refund policy

You may cancel your registration eight working days in advance of an event, and you will receive a refund less a 25% administration fee. If you cancel less than eight working days in advance of the event, no refund is payable. If you are unable to attend, you may transfer your registration to another person. If you wish to do so you must advise CLE in writing of the change. NZLS CLE Ltd reserves the right to close registrations and cancel or reschedule an event as necessary. Where an event is cancelled by CLE, a full refund is payable.

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Evidence Act Update for Civil Litigators - Live Web Stream

14 June - At your desk or device

NZ $195.00

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Evidence Act Update for Civil Litigators - Auckland

14 June - NZLS Auckland Branch

NZ $195.00

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