Alden Ho

Legal Staff

Litigation

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Email:ah@martellimckegg.co.nz

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Capabilities

Commercial Contracts and Business
Insolvency and Creditors Rights
Leaky Building Claims
Litigation, Dispute Resolution and Tribunals
Property, Building and Construction Disputes

Alden is a seasoned commercial advocate. He has appeared in the District Court, High Court and Court of Appeal.

Alden practices in general civil litigation with a special interest in construction, trusts and insolvency law. In particular, Alden has appeared in several high profile insolvency proceedings and his cases are regularly cited in New Zealand insolvency law and practice.

Examples include successful applications:

  • defending a major building association against claims of misrepresentation and negligent missatement in Johnson & Anor v Armstrong & Ors
  • against former directors for contempt of court in Grant v Grewal & Ors
  • to strike out statement of defence in CHK Hospitality Ltd (In Liq) & Ors v Grewal & Anor
  • for breach of contract in BY construction Ltd (In Liq) v Mether
  • for increased costs in Grant v Pandey & Ors
  • for discovery in Grant v Pandey & Ors

Recent articles

Summary judgment as the defendant
Good fences make good neighbours

Memberships
  • Restructuring and Insolvency Turnaround Association of New Zealand
  • Society of Construction Law

Alden graduated from Victoria University of Wellington with LLB (Hons) in 2011.

Alden is a seasoned commercial advocate. He has appeared in the District Court, High Court and Court of Appeal.
Alden practices in general civil litigation with a special interest in construction, trusts and insolvency law. In particular, Alden has appeared in several high profile insolvency proceedings and his cases are regularly cited in New Zealand Insolvency Law and Practice.
Examples include:
Successful application against former directors for contempt of court in Grant v Grewal & Ors [2016] NZHC 1564.
to strike out statement of defence in CHK Hospitality Ltd (in Liq) & Ors v Grewal & Anor [2016] NZHC 1143.
Successful application for breach of contract in BY Construction Ltd (in Liq) v Mether CIV 2011-004-2228.
Successful application for increased costs in Grant v Pandey & Ors [2014] NZHC 559.
Successful application for discovery in Grant v Pandey & Ors [2014] NZHC 623.
Memberships:
Restructuring and Insolvency Turnaround Association of New Zealand
Alden graduated from Victoria University of Wellington with LLB(Hons) in 20