July 2014

FYI:Environment, Energy & Natural Resources

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment (PCE) released her final report on hydraulic fracturing (aka "fracking"), and regulation of the onshore oil and gas industry on 4 June 2014. We consider a pragmatic approach should be taken in implementing the…

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The District Courts Rules underwent major reform in 2009, and are now being changed again. The introduction of the District Courts Rules 2009 saw a move away from traditional litigation processes, to a more settlement-focused process that aimed to be…

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News:Investing in Christchurch

Simpson Grierson has long worked in the Christchurch market advising local clients. Over the past year we have invested significantly in building our team, and providing our clients with full-service, locally-based legal support. The opening of our Christchurch office in…

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Our People:Peter Stubbs

Peter Stubbs

Peter is a partner in the firm's commercial group. He has been in practise for over 28 years and a…

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