201410.12
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Director of Human Rights Proceedings v Cameron Slater

Simon is acting for the Director Human Rights Proceedings in a claim against Whaleoil blogger Cameron Slater for breach of the Privacy Act.  The primary issue is whether Mr Slater was acting as news media and engaged in news activities when he uploaded personal information about the aggrieved individual.  The proceeding was part heard by…

201409.08
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Simon represents JG Russell

Simon is representing JG Russell in his application for judicial review of the refusal of the Commissioner of Inland Revenue to accept instalment payments towards a $400 million debt. On 26 August 2014, the High Court granted interim orders prohibiting the Commissioner of Inland Revenue from pursuing bankruptcy proceedings until the determination of Mr Russell’s…

201409.08
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A v Hutchinson& Green Bay High School

High Court judgment in February 2014 in A v Hutchinson & Green Bay High School.  Simon represented the student in his successful judicial review of the decisions of Green Bay High School to suspend and then exclude him from school. June 2015 – Court of Appeal dismisses appeal brought by the school.

201409.08
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Sensible Sentencing Group Trust v Human Rights Commission

Simon represented the Director of Human Rights Proceedings in the Director’s claim against the Sensible Sentencing Trust for breach of the Privacy Act. On 25 June 2014 the Court of Appeal dismissed the SST’s appeal from the Director’s successful application to strike out an application for judicial review. Subsequently the claim in the Human Rights…