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Judgment finds in favour of the plaintiffs — but there’s only two solvent defendants!

Judgment finds in favour of the plaintiffs — but there’s only two solvent defendants!

Timothy Bates, principal of Auckland law firm Legal Vision, reports on the very recent HIgh Court leaky building decision concerning the Nautilus multi-unit residential development in Orewa, just north of Auckland. Background The Nautilus is a multi-unit residential complex situated in Orewa in close proximity to Orewa Beach.It is a 12-level mixed use development, with shops and cafes on the ground level, two levels of car parks, and residential units contained in the floors thereafter. It ...
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