Judicial papers and speeches
Burning Issues [PDF, 177 KB]
A paper presented by Judge Perkins 19 September 2019
Defining good faith (and Mona Lisa's smile) [PDF, 384 KB]
A paper presented by Chief Judge Christina Inglis to the Law @ Work Conference 2019.
The Employment Court of New Zealand - Where it sits in the Court structure and why [PDF, 354 KB]
A paper presented by Chief Judge Christina Inglis to the Auckland University Employment Law class on 30 May 2019.
Developing themes in employment law - Placement of the goalposts in a changing world [PDF, 302 KB]
A speech presented by Chief Judge Christina Inglis to the New Zealand Industrial & Employment Relations Conference, Auckland 5-6 March 2019.
Employment Law Conference 2018 - Societal change and legal development [PDF, 414 KB]
Chief Judge Inglis’s speech to the NZLS Employment Law Conference 18 October 2018.
Employment Court Workshop: Procedure 101 [PDF, 290 KB]
August and September 2018, A paper presented by Judge Corkill at a workshop held at Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.
The intersecting lines - Business interests and personal autonomy [PDF, 335 KB]
12 September 2018, A paper prepared by Chief Judge Inglis for Employment Law Class , University of Waikato.
Compensation for humiliation, loss of dignity and injury to feelings [PDF, 726 KB]
June 2018, A paper presented by Chief Judge Christina Inglis.
A brave new technological world: Opportunties for gain and pain... [PDF, 237 KB]
November 2017, A speech to New Zealand Labour Law Society Conference by Chief Judge Christina Inglis.
Judge Holden Swearing-in - 8 September 2017 [PDF, 177 KB]
Transcript of Speeches.
Chief Judge Colgan Retirement [PDF, 284 KB]
Transcript of speeches from ex-Chief Judge Colgan’s valedictory sitting in July 2017.
ADLS Employment Law Committee's Annual Dinner [PDF, 238 KB]
28 June 2017, Extracts of address by Chief Judge Colgan.
Running a case in the Employment Court. [PDF, 418 KB]
June 2017, A paper prepared by Judge Christina Inglis.
NZLS: The Jurisdictional Divide - Cross-Jurisdiction Enforcment of Monetary Claims [PDF, 306 KB]
August 2016, A paper prepared by Judge M Perkins.
ADLSI seminar: Employment Litigation Costs [PDF, 1.5 MB]
August 2016, A paper prepared by Judge Christina Inglis.
Privacy and Employment: Don't diss the boss on Facebook (and other useful homilies) [PDF, 311 KB]
June 2016, A paper prepared for guest lecture Auckland University Judge Christina Inglis.
Swearing in as a Judge of the Employment Court of Judge K G Smith [DOC, 91 KB]
29 January 2016, Remarks of Chief Judge G L Colgan.
Courtroom advocacy - the essential skills: Part 2 - etiquette [PDF, 227 KB]
5 May 2015, Judge Christina Inglis.
Effective representation in the Employment Court: A persepctive from the bench [PDF, 300 KB]
14 October 2014, Judge Christina Inglis.
Advocacy in the Employment Court
14 October 2014, Judge Christina Inglis.
A Practical Guide to Litigating in the Employment Court [PDF, 286 KB]
29 August 2014, Judge Christina Inglis.
Swearing in as a Judge of the Employment Court of Judge B A Corkill [PDF, 99 KB]
30 April 2014, Remarks of Chief Judge G L Colgan.
Dinner Speech to NZ Labour Law Society 2nd Annual Conference [PDF, 165 KB]
22 November 2013, Chief Judge G L Colgan.
Valedictory sitting to mark the retirement of His Honour Judge B S Travis [PDF, 287 KB]
3 May 2013
Chief Judge Colgan on behalf of the Employment Court; Mr M Heron QC, Solicitor-General, on behalf of the Attorney-General and the NZ Government; Ms P Swarbrick on behalf of the New Zealand Law Society and the Auckland District Law Society; Ms H Kelly on behalf of the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions; Mr P Kiely on behalf of business New Zealand Inc; Mr A Taylor on behalf of the Employment Law Institute Inc; Associate Professor B Hodge; Judge Barrie Travis.
Swearing-in of His Honour Judge M E Perkins [PDF, 217 KB]
27 March 2013
Chief Judge G L Colgan on behalf of the Employment Court; Mr Mathew Downs on behalf of the Attorney-General; Mr Anthony Bouchier on behalf of the Criminal Bar Association; Ms Kathryn Beck on behalf of the New Zealand Law Society; Mr Frank Godinet on behalf of the Auckland District Law Society; Mr Peter Cranney on behalf of the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions; Mr David Lowe on behalf of the Employers and Manufacturers Association; Mr Mark Nutsford on behalf of the Employment Law Institute.
Old dogs, new tricks and umpire avoidance 12 years of good faith bargaining in New Zealand [PDF, 239 KB]
16 November 2012
A paper presented by Chief Judge G L Colgan to the 2012 Conference of the Australia Labour Law Association at Canberra.
Memorial sitting for John Haigh QC [PDF, 180 KB]
8 June 2012
Introduction: Chief Judge G L Colgan Address by: Rodney Harrison QC, Kathryn Beck, Peter Cranney, Paul Wicks, Justice Kit Toogood, Judge Barrie Travis, Judge Coral Shaw, Chief Judge Graeme Colgan
EMA Employment Relations Conference [PDF, 75 KB]
31 May 2012, Presenter Chief Judge G L Colgan.
Swearing-in as a judge of the Employment Court of Judge Christina Inglis [PDF, 130 KB]
30 September 2011, Remarks of Chief Judge G L Colgan.
Good Faith Obligations in Practice [PDF, 168 KB]
22 May 2008, Good Faith Obligations in Practice: When, What, By Whom and To Whom?, Chief Judge GL Colgan.
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