Hudson Bay Holdings Limited v Waitakere Properties (High Court). A successful action compelling performance of a put option exercised by Sovereign Yachts operating company on Auckland Council. Council appealed, but then settled on more favourable terms than the original judgement as a result of other litigation strategies that were deployed.
The Clayton v Clayton cases culminating with Clayton v Clayton  NZSC 29. This the well-known, defining trust law case which I took over in the Court of Appeal and for the final Supreme Court appeal on a reverse brief from Lady Deborah Chambers QC. Clayton was settled prior to the issue of the Supreme Court judgment.
Sturgess and Ors. v Dunphy and Ors  NZCA 266 and Jet Trustees v Dunphy and Ors  NZSC 140. This is the series of Greymouth Petroleum cases up to the Court of Appeal. This is the most recent leading minority shareholder oppression case in the higher courts, and I was reverse briefed by Philip Skelton QC and (now) Mark Corlett QC.
Zespri lntemational Limited v Yu, an Employment Court case but one with significant ramifications for my client Mr Yu, a former Zespri employee who was imprisoned in China (reverse briefed by Philip Skelton QC).
The series of Kim Dotcom cases, which are too numerous to individually list. I have been instructing solicitor and closely involved since 2014 on all Dotcom litigation matters up to the recent Supreme Court extradition hearing.
Gulf Harbour Marina Limited & Ors v Auckland Council & Minister of Conservation CIV-2010-404-003283. This was the marina seabed licence fees case where I acted for a group of RMA consented marinas in challenging Council's entitlement to charge seabed licence fees, engaging Stephen Mills QC. The case successfully settled at Council's request.
Kawerau Village Holdings Limited and Anr v Ho Kok Sun and Ors  NZSC 150. This is the long running Kawerau Falls Station case which I initiated and ran to the Supreme Court for a large group of offshore investors initially with Philip Skelton QC, and then on appeal with Stephen Mills QC and (now) Andrew Barker QC.
Trends Publishing International Limited v Advicewise People Limited & Ors  NZSC 62. An unsuccessful Supreme Court appeal against the striking down of a creditor compromise arrangement, but a decision which has clarified an important aspect of creditor law relating to the recognition of classes of creditors.
Trends Publishing International Limited v Callaghan Innovation  NZHC 907, a recent and unsuccessful High Court action lead by Mark Corlett QC centring on the terms of Callaghan's funding grant to Trends, and Trends' compliance or otherwise with those terms.