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High Court Rules

High Court Rules
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This webinar will provide advice for the busy practitioner on key matters to be mindful of when bringing different types of proceedings in the High Court. It will focus on practical tips and tricks to consider when you are representing a client in a High Court proceeding.

Topics covered will include:

  • Discovery
  • Summary judgment and strike out
  • Parts 18 & 19 of the High Court Rules, and which procedure to use
  • Bankruptcy proceedings
  • Recent relevant cases and possible High Court Rules reform.

Learning objectives

By attending this webinar you will:

  • Become better informed about the requirements of the Rules in various key areas.
  • Learn some practical tips and tricks to improve your drafting and advocacy.
  • Gain confidence to best represent your clients in the High Court.

Who should attend

Practitioners at a junior to intermediate level working in civil litigation.

Book / Technical Specs

A background book written by the presenters is available in hard copy, PDF, or both. Please indicate your choice upon registration. 

  • Hard Copy - Your book will be posted to you - no extra charge 
  • PDF - You will be emailed a PDF copy of the book 3 working days before the event - no extra charge 
  • Both Hard Copy & PDF - You will be emailed a PDF copy of the book 3 working days before the event, and posted the hard copy book  - additional $30 charge

For information on what is required to participate in the webinar, click here.

Fee (Incl GST)


Do you want to register more than one person for this course? Use the multiple registration button below or Click here


  • Webinar 11.00am - 12.00pm, Monday 30 May 2022
  • Registration closes  - 3.00pm, Friday 27 May 2022

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PATERSON Kelly 2022 Kelly Paterson
Buddle Findlay, Christchurch

Kelly specialises in commercial litigation. She advises on a wide range of commercial litigation issues, including contract disputes, insolvency and credit recovery, insurance, local government issues, property law disputes and security enforcement. Kelly has appeared in courts at all levels, as well as Tribunal and Arbitration hearings. She has recent experience in class actions, having acted for Southern Response in the Ross v Southern Response class action.

WALKER Ben 2022 Ben Walker
Canterbury Chambers, Christchurch

Ben has nearly 20 years’ litigation experience in private practice and as in-house counsel, both in New Zealand and Australia. He joined the independent bar (with Canterbury Chambers) in August 2015. Ben practises across a range of commercial and civil litigation areas such as in relation to contract, construction, property, trust and estate disputes, and negligence claims. He also has expertise in insurance matters. Ben appears as counsel regularly in the High Court and in Tribunals and Arbitrations.


Attendance at the live webinar
  • If you attended the live webinar, you will receive an electronic certificate of attendance as verification for your CPD records.
  • You can view and hear the presentation again, as many times as you wish in your own time for no additional cost.
Registration but non-attendance on the day
  • Under the CPD Scheme only those who attend a live webinar are eligible to claim CPD hours.
  • If you registered but were unable to attend on the day, you can view and hear the archived recording of the presentation.

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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High Court Rules - Webinar

30 May - At your desk or device

NZ $145.00
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