Katie Kyung

LLB / Arts
Katie Kyung is a Solicitor in Hesketh Henry’s Dispute Team.

Katie studied at the University of Auckland and was admitted to the bar in November 2018. Before joining Hesketh Henry, Katie worked as a junior criminal defence barrister. She has appeared at district courts and assisted as  a  junior for a sexual violation jury trial at the Tauranga District Court.

Katie speaks fluent English, Korean and Chinese (Mandarin) to limited working proficiency. As a solicitor at Hesketh Henry’s litigation team, she helps with Korean clients matters as well as other litigation work.

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Insights & Opinion / Katie Kyung

How much does one truly deserve?
A critical analysis of the New Zealand and Australian High Courts' approach to quantum meruit claims within the construction industry
06.09.2021 Posted in Construction & Regulatory
ASB Showgrounds liquidation – An iconic venue in strife
The events industry has been strongly affected by Covid-19.
Adjudication When In Administration
In Meltzer and Lamacraft v Amstar New Zealand Ltd the High Court highlighted the interplay between insolvency and construction adjudication issues.
15.04.2021 Posted in Construction
Increase in sick leave entitlement – what you need to know
The Holidays (Increasing Sick Leave) Amendment Bill (the Bill) was introduced in December 2020 and passed its First Reading on 1 December 2020. With the government’s clear majority, the Bill is anti...
02.02.2021 Posted in Business Advice & Employment
Government calls time on Dodds litigation
Southern Response Earthquake Services Limited v Dodds [2020] NZCA 395
Cancelled Plans and Future Liabilities: A post lockdown annual holidays FAQ
COVID-19 has not only hit many employers hard in terms of economic impact, it has also confronted employers with many employment challenges that require urgent attention.
04.08.2020 Posted in Business Advice & Employment
Design life in the spotlight
Blackpool Borough Council v Volkerfitzpatrick [2020] EWHC 1523 (TCC) In 2009, Blackpool Borough Council (Principal), as principal, contracted with Volkerfitzpatrick Ltd (Contractor), as head contracto...