Privy Council Agents

We have a long track record in acting as Privy Council Agents, representing overseas clients whose case has been referred to the Privy Council.  These cases usually turn on complex and difficult points of law.
 
Previous cases include: 

  • Rolle Family and Co Ltd v Rolle Privy Council (Bahamas) [2017] UKPC 35
  • DD Growth Premium 2X Fund (In Official Liquidation) v RMF Market Neutral Strategies (Master) Limited (Cayman Islands) [2017] UKPC 36
  • Central Tenders Board v White (t/a White Construction Services) (Montserrat) [2015] UKPC 39
  • Pora v The Queen (New Zealand) [2015] UKPC 9
  • Lundy v The Queen (New Zealand) [2013] UKPC 28
  • Sherry v The Queen (Guernsey) [2013] UKPC 7
  • Simon v Helmot (Guernsey) [2012] UKPC 5
  • Culross Global SPC Ltd v Strategic Turnaround Master Partnership Ltd (Cayman Islands) [2010] UKPC 33
  • Oakley v Osiris Trustees Ltd and others (Isle of Man) [2008] UKPC 2
  • Zeller v British Caymanian Insurance Co Ltd (Cayman Islands) [2008] UKPC 4
  • McLaughlin v Governor of the Cayman Islands (Cayman Islands) [2007] UKPC 50
  • Christian v The Queen (Pitcairn Islands) [2006] UKPC 47
  • Ngati Apa Ki Te Waipounamu Trust v Attorney General (New Zealand) [2006] UKPC 49
  • Attorney General v James Cleaver & Co (Cayman Islands) [2006] UKPC 28
  • Stemson v AMP General Insurance (NZ) Ltd (New Zealand) [2006] UKPC 30
  • McLachlan v Mercury Geotherm Ltd (In Receivership) (New Zealand) [2006] UKPC 27
  • Norbrook Laboratories Ltd v Bomac Laboratories Ltd Privy Council (New Zealand) [2006] UKPC 25
  • Blakes Estate Ltd v The Government of Montserrat (Montserrat) [2005] UKPC 46
  • Barlow Clowes International Ltd (In Liquidation) v Eurotrust International Ltd (Isle of Man) [2005] UKPC 37
  • Allsop v Petroleum Co of Trinidad and Tobago (Trinidad and Tobago) [2005] UKPC 34
  • Commissioner of Police v Cavanaugh (Montserrat) [2005] UKPC 28
  • Contact Energy Ltd v Attorney General Privy Council (New Zealand) [2005] UKPC 13
  • Al-Sabah v Grupo Torras SA Privy Council (Cayman Islands) [2005] UKPC 1
  • Wislang v Medical Council of New Zealand (New Zealand) [2004] UKPC 59
  • Simkin's Trustees v Inland Revenue Commissioner (New Zealand) [2004] UKPC 55
  • Glenharrow Holdings Ltd v Attorney General (New Zealand) [2004] UKPC 42
  • Potter v Potter (New Zealand) [2004] UKPC 41
  • Re Crown Forestry Rental Trust; Latimer and others v Commissioner of Inland Revenue (New Zealand) [2004] UKPC 13
  • Dymocks Franchise Systems (NSW) Pty Ltd v Todd (Costs) (New Zealand) [2004] UKPC 39
  • Buchanan v Jennings (New Zealand) [2004] UKPC 36
  • Carter Holt Harvey Building Products Group Ltd v Commerce Commission (New Zealand) [2004] UKPC 37
  • Hirst v Vousden (New Zealand) [2004] UKPC 24
  • Dairy Containers Ltd v Tasman Orient Line CV (The Tasman Discoverer) (New Zealand) [2004] UKPC 22
  • Latimer v Inland Revenue Commissioner Privy Council (New Zealand) [2004] UKPC 13
  • R v Attorney General of England and Wales (New Zealand) [2003] UKPC 22
  • Persad and another v Royal Bank of Trinidad and Tobago (Trinidad and Tobago) [2003] UKPC 21
  • Newport Farms Ltd and Others v Damesh Holdings Ltd and Others (New Zealand) [2003] UKPC 54
  • Waikato Regional Airport Ltd and Others v Attorney General (New Zealand) [2003] UKPC 30
  • Karpavicius v The Queen (New Zealand) [2002] UKPC 59
  • Attorney General of the Cayman Islands v Roberts (Cayman Islands) [2002] UKPC 18
  • Haines v Carter (New Zealand) [2002] UKPC 49
  • Canterbury Golf International Ltd v Yoshimoto (New Zealand) [2002] UKPC 40
  • Progressive Enterprises Ltd v Foodstuffs (Auckland) Ltd and Another (New Zealand) [2002] UKPC 25
  • CVC/Opportunity Equity Partners Ltd v Demarco Almeida Privy Council (Cayman Islands) [2002] UKPC 16
  • Re Brumark Investments Ltd (New Zealand) [2001] UKPC 28
  • Harley v McDonald (New Zealand) [2001] UKPC 18
  • Valentines Properties Ltd v Huntco Corp Ltd (New Zealand) [2001] UKPC 14
  • Cleaver v Delta American Reinsurance Co (In Liquidation) (Cayman Islands) [2001] UKPC 6
  • Snell v Beadle (otherwise Silcock) (Jersey) [2001] UKPC 5
  • Inland Revenue Commissioner v Auckland Harbour Board Privy Council (New Zealand) [2001] UKPC 1
  • Lorde v Transport Board (Barbados) [2001] UKPC 14
  • Cook and another v Norlands Ltd (Isle of Man) [2001] UKPC 52
  • Brazier and others v Bramwell Scaffolding Ltd and others (New Zealand) [2001] UKPC 59
  • Dilworth Trust Board v Counties Manukau Health Ltd and another (New Zealand) [2001] UKPC 9
  • Agnew and another v Commissioner of Inland Revenue and another (New Zealand) [2001] UKPC 28
  • Bagnall and another v Mobil Oil New Zealand Ltd (New Zealand) [2001] UKPC 57
  • Manukau Urban Maori Authority and others v Treaty of Waitangi Fisheries Commission and others; Perenara v Treaty of Waitangi Fisheries Commission and others (New Zealand) [2001] UKPC 32
  • Far Eastern Shipping Plc v Scales Trading Ltd (New Zealand) [2000] UKPC 44
  • Fifield v W&R Jack Ltd (New Zealand) [2000] UKPC 27
  • Gilrose Finance Ltd v Gould (New Zealand) [2000] UKPC 14
  • Phipps v Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (New Zealand) [2000] UKPC 18
  • Auckland Gas Co. Ltd. v. Commissioner of Inland Revenue (New Zealand) [2000] UKPC 24
  • Arklow Investments Ltd v Maclean (New Zealand) [1999] UKPC 51
  • Deloitte & Touche AG v Johnson (Cayman Islands) [1999] UKPC 25
  • Lange v Atkinson and another (New Zealand) [1999] UKPC 46
  • Countrywide Banking Corp Ltd v Dean (Liquidator of CB Sizzlers Ltd) (New Zealand) [1997] UKPC 57
  • Phillips Petroleum Co v Quintin and Another [1998] UKPC 8
  • De Morgan v Director General of Social Welfare (Petition for Leave to Appeal) (New Zealand) [1997] UKPC 46
  • Lewis v Hyde (New Zealand) [1997] UKPC 45
  • Peng Aun Lim v McLean and Another (New Zealand) [1997] C.L.Y. 160
  • Madden and Another v UDC Finance Limited and Another (New Zealand) [1997] UKPC 52
  • New Zealand Forest Products Ltd v New Zealand Insurance Co Ltd (New Zealand) [1997] UKPC 37
  • Tainui Maori Trust Board and others v Treaty of Waitangi Fisheries Commission and others (New Zealand) [1997] UKPC 70 
  • Culverden Retirement Village Ltd v Registrar of Companies (New Zealand [1996] UKPC 50
  • Rangatira Ltd v Inland Revenue Commissioner (New Zealand) [1996] UKPC 54
  • Lion Nathan Ltd v CC Bottlers Ltd (New Zealand) [1996] UKPC 9
  • Invercargill City Council v Hamlin (New Zealand) [1996] UKPC 56
  • Inland Revenue Commissioner v Mitsubishi Motors New Zealand Ltd (New Zealand) [1996] A.C. 315
  • Colonial Mutual General Insurance Co Ltd v ANZ Banking Group (New Zealand) Ltd (New Zealand) [1995] UKPC 28
  • Pupuke Service Station Ltd v Caltex Oil (NZ) Ltd (New Zealand) [1995] UKPC 44
  • Meridian Global Funds Management Asia Ltd v Securities Commission (New Zealand) [1995] UKPC 5
  • Masport Ltd v Morrison Industries Ltd (New Zealand) [1994] UKPC 39
  • Prebble v Television New Zealand Ltd (New Zealand) [1994] UKPC 4
  • Kensington and Others v Unrepresented Non-allocated Claimants and Others (New Zealand) (1994) Times, 2 June
  • Mosgiel Ltd v Mutual Life and Citizens Assurance Co Ltd and another (New Zealand) [1994] UKPC 43
  • Re Goldcorp Exchange Ltd (In Receivership) (New Zealand) [1994] UKPC3
  • Mercury Energy Ltd v Electricity Corp of New Zealand Ltd (New Zealand) [1994] 1 WLR 521
  • New Zealand Maori Council v Attorney General of New Zealand (New Zealand) [1994] 1 AC 466
  • Clark Boyce v Mouat (New Zealand) [1993] UKPC 34
  • Hadlee and Sydney Bridge Nominees v Inland Revenue Commissioners (New Zealand) [1993] UKPC 8
  • Downsview Nominees Ltd v First City Corp Ltd (New Zealand) [1992] UKPC 34
  • China and South Seas Bank Ltd v Tan (Hong Kong) [1990] 1 AC 536
  • Cheah Theam Swee v Equiticorp Finance Group Ltd (New Zealand) [1989] UKPC 25
  • Green v Broadcasting Corp of New Zealand (New Zealand) [1989] UKPC 26
  • Vujnovich v Vujnovich (New Zealand) (1989) 5 B.C.C. 740
  • Money v Playle & Others (New Zealand) [1989] UKPC 30
  • Savill & Another v Chase Holdings (Wellington) Ltd & Another (New Zealand) [1988] UKPC 24
  • Taylor v Rotowax Trading Ltd (1987) 3 BCC 190
  • Frankland (Graham Ralph) v The Queen (Isle of Man) [1987] AC 576
  • Tay Bok Choon v Tahansan Sdn Bhd (Malaysia) [1987] 1 WLR

 

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