Our Client Focus

April 2014

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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FYI:Intellectual Property

The rivalry between drinks brands Coke and Pepsi is the stuff of legend. The latest instalment of this litigated saga is the High Court decision that Frucor and PepsiCo were not infringing Coca Cola’s 3D shape trade mark for the…

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FYI:Employment Law

The next stage in New Zealand’s biggest health and safety reform in 20 years arrived on Monday, with the introduction into Parliament of the Health and Safety Reform Bill.  The Bill largely retains most of the key changes set out…

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Our People:William Akel

William Akel

William is a senior litigation partner. He has appeared in numerous high-profile cases in the High Court, Court of Appeal,…

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