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Judgment: Chamberlains vs Lai

CHAMBERLAINS V LAI SC 19/2005 [11 September 2006]

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NEW ZEALAND

SC 19/2005

[2006] NZSC 70

BETWEEN CHAMBERLAINS
Appellants

AND SUN POI LAI
Respondent

BETWEEN CHAMBERLAINS
Appellants

AND HILDA LORRAINE LAI
Respondent

Hearing: 18-20 October 2005

Court: Elias CJ, Gault, Keith, Tipping and Thomas JJ

Counsel: A C Challis for Chamberlains

P F A Woodhouse QC, P N Collins and D Webb for Sun Lai

R M Gapes and C Weaver for Hilda Lai

W M Wilson QC and C F Finlayson for New Zealand Law Society

J A Farmer QC, G M Coumbe and A Thorn for New Zealand Bar
Association

Judgment: 11 September 2006

JUDGMENT OF THE COURT

A. The appeal is dismissed.

B. The appellants must pay the respondents $30,000 in costs
together with disbursements, to be fixed if necessary by the
Registrar.

See... Judgment: Chamberlains vs Lai (PDF)


ENDS

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