Recent and Notable Cases
Royden returned to private practice in 2011 after a period as Chair of the Human Rights Review Tribunal.
Since then he has delivered final arbitral awards/adjudications in respect of disputes concerning access to land under the Crown Minerals Act, landlord/tenant disagreements, payment of professional fees, marketing of pharmaceuticals, supply of commercial services and construction issues (amongst other matters). He has also conducted mediations concerning franchisor/franchisee disputes, privacy and human rights issues, shareholder disputes, issues in the Waitangi Tribunal and in construction and employment related matters.
There were over 300 decisions published during Royden’s time as Chair of the Human Rights Review Tribunal. They can be accessed at http://www.nzlii.org/nz/cases/NZHRRT/.
Royden has also returned to work as an advocate, both as counsel in arbitration matters and also in the High Court: see, for example Hole & Boys v Snedden & Snedden Solicitor’s Nominee Company  NZHC 1907.