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Downtown Auckland (Inc)
The Northern Club
19 Princes Street
Auckland Central ,  1010
New Zealand
Rotary Club of Downtown Auckland, Inc.
Weekly meeting
Tuesday 12/02/2019
My Experience with Class Action Legal Cases
My Experience with Class Action Legal Cases

Adina Thorn is a highly experienced lawyer in the areas of commercial and property litigation and disputes resolution

With a particular focus on disputes in construction, property, and trust litigation, Adina has acted for clients in all levels of court in New Zealand and has been involved in hundreds of mediations, arbitrations, and adjudications. 

Adina Thorn Lawyers, is also the firm leading one of the biggest leaky buildings product liability claims ever seen in New Zealand.  The funded class action against the James Hardie group of companies is seeking $250 million in damages arising from defects in that company’s plaster cladding products.

Adina is frequently contacted for media commentary in relation to property and construction related issues due to her wealth of knowledge and experience in this area.

Outside the law, Adina is also a Board Member of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust NZ and the Board of Cadastral Surveyors.


5-minute speaker: Bryan Coyte

Introducer: Kenneth Winstone

Thanker: Greg Walker

Reception: Daniel Turkel, Shirley Wijma, Rob Wills