About

The Civil Litigation Committee is made up of experienced practitioners working in firms or sole practice who have expertise in civil litigation. The purpose of the committee is to monitor procedure, rules, legislation and precedent setting cases concerning civil litigation. One of the main stakeholders that the committee liaises with is the Rules Committee, a statutory body with responsibility for procedural rules in New Zealand's four main jurisdictions; the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal, the High Court and the District Court. The committee regularly puts forward proposals regarding reform of the District and High Court Rules to the Rules Committee.