Solicitor

Chante Fourie

Bcom LLB(Hons)
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Chante is a solicitor in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team

Chante completed her Bcom/LLB(Hons) at the University of Auckland in November 2020.  She joined Hesketh Henry as a law graduate in 2021 and will be admitted to the bar in June 2021.

Her primary experience is in the insurance sector, having worked for a major New Zealand Insurer prior to joining Hesketh Henry.  She also completed her Honours paper on the subject.

Chante assists with a range of civil matters within the Litigation and Dispute Resolution team, including insurance, construction and employment disputes.

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COVID-19 Protection Framework: Vaccination Certificates and Simplified Risk Assessment on its way
For some employers, Covid-19 vaccine certificates (CVCs) are required in order to operate within the Covid-19 Protection Framework (the Traffic Light System).  The scope of this requirement is slated...
23.11.2021 Posted in Business Advice & COVID-19 & Employment & Health & Safety
Galtrade Ltd v BP Oil International Ltd – To Reject or Not Reject? Purchaser in Breach when Rejecting Off-Specification Fuel
The English Commercial Court in Galtrade Ltd v BP Oil International [2021] EWHC 1796 (Comm) has held that an oil trader who rejected off-specification cargo wrongfully repudiated the contract, as the specification requirement in the contract was an intermediate term and not a condition.
16.11.2021 Posted in Disputes & Trade and Transport
How to Gauge the Minimum Wage: Sandhu v Gate Gourmet
Court of Appeal Overturns Employment Court’s Decision in Sandhu v Gate Gourmet
16.11.2021 Posted in Business Advice
Home Alone? MBIE forced to reconsider home isolation application
In Bolton v The Chief Executive of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment [2021] NZHC 2897 the High Court set aside a decision of MBIE denying an application for MIQ exemption.
04.11.2021 Posted in COVID-19 & Disputes
Health and Safety Reform: Increased Regulation of Plant and Structures on the Horizon
The Government has announced that it intends to release draft plant and structures regulations in early 2022, with new regulations expected to be in place later next year.
28.10.2021 Posted in Construction & Health & Safety
Exclusion of liability for deliberate breaches of contract 
In Mott Macdonald Ltd v Trant Engineering Ltd [2021] EWHC 754 (TCC) the English High Court considered a summary judgment application on the applicability of a limitation of liability clause to an alle...
01.10.2021 Posted in Construction & Disputes
Employment Relations Authority Finds Dismissal of Unvaccinated Border Worker to be Justified
On 1 September 2021, The Employment Relations Authority (Authority) determined in GF v New Zealand Customs Service [2021] NZERA 382, that the New Zealand Customs Service (Customs) was justified in its...
10.09.2021 Posted in Business Advice & COVID-19 & Employment
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