Judicial papers and speeches

Running a case in the Employment Court. [PDF, 418 KB]
June 2017, A paper prepared by Judge Christina Inglis.

NZLS: The Jurisdictional Diviide - Cross-Jurisdiction Enforcment of Monetary Claims [PDF, 306 KB]
August 2016, A paper prepared by Judge M Perkins.

ADLSI seminar: Employment Litigation Costs [PDF, 1.5 MB]
August 2016, A paper prepared by Judge Christina Inglis.

Privacy and Employment: Don't diss the boss on Facebook (and other useful homilies) [PDF, 311 KB]
June 2016A paper prepared for guest lecture Auckland University Judge Christina Inglis.

Swearing in as a Judge of the Employment Court of Judge K G Smith [DOC, 91 KB]
29 January 2016,  Remarks of Chief Judge G L Colgan

Courtroom advocacy - the essential skills: Part 2 - etiquette [PDF, 227 KB]
5 May 2015, Judge Christina Inglis

Effective representation in the Employment Court: A persepctive from the bench [PDF, 300 KB]
14 October 2014, Judge Christina Inglis

Advocacy in the Employment Court [PDF, 278 KB]
14 October 2014, Judge Christina Inglis

A Practical Guide to Litigating in the Employment Court [PDF, 286 KB]
29 August 2014, Judge Christina Inglis

Swearing in as a Judge of the Employment Court of Judge B A Corkill [PDF, 99 KB]
30 April 2014, Remarks of Chief Judge G L Colgan

Dinner Speech to NZ Labour Law Society 2nd Annual Conference [PDF, 165 KB]
22 November 2013, Chief Judge G L Colgan

Valedictory sitting to mark the retirement of His Honour Judge B S Travis [PDF, 287 KB]
3 May 2013
Chief Judge Colgan on behalf of the Employment Court; Mr M Heron QC, Solicitor-General, on behalf of the Attorney-General and the NZ Government; Ms P Swarbrick on behalf of the New Zealand Law Society and the Auckland District Law Society; Ms H Kelly on behalf of the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions; Mr P Kiely on behalf of business New Zealand Inc; Mr A Taylor on behalf of the Employment Law Institute Inc; Associate Professor B Hodge; Judge Barrie Travis

Swearing-in of His Honour Judge M E Perkins [PDF, 217 KB]
27 March 2013
Chief Judge G L Colgan on behalf of the Employment Court; Mr Mathew Downs on behalf of the Attorney-General; Mr Anthony Bouchier on behalf of the Criminal Bar Association; Ms Kathryn Beck on behalf of the New Zealand Law Society; Mr Frank Godinet on behalf of the Auckland District Law Society; Mr Peter Cranney on behalf of the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions; Mr David Lowe on behalf of the Employers and Manufacturers Association; Mr Mark Nutsford on behalf of the Employment Law Institute

Old dogs, new tricks and umpire avoidance 12 years of good faith bargaining in New Zealand [PDF, 239 KB]
16 November 2012
A paper presented by Chief Judge G L Colgan to the 2012 Conference of the Australia Labour Law Association at Canberra 

Memorial sitting for John Haigh QC [PDF, 180 KB]
8 June 2012
Introduction: Chief Judge G L Colgan Address by: Rodney Harrison QC, Kathryn Beck, Peter Cranney, Paul Wicks, Justice Kit Toogood, Judge Barrie Travis, Judge Coral Shaw, Chief Judge Graeme Colgan

EMA Employment Relations Conference [PDF, 75 KB]
31 May 2012, Presenter Chief Judge G L Colgan

Swearing-in as a judge of the Employment Court of Judge Christina Inglis [PDF, 130 KB]
30 September 2011, Remarks of Chief Judge G L Colgan

Good Faith Obligations in Practice [PDF, 168 KB]
22 May 2008, Good Faith Obligations in Practice: When, What, By Whom and To Whom?, Chief Judge GL Colgan

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