Nikoloff & Gallagher

Nikoloff & Gallagher
A case reaches prosecution stage when charges are laid. There may be a number of hearings during this stage and name suppression may stay in place. The SFO will announce if guilty pleas are entered. If not, the case will go to trial.

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Gerard Gallagher and Simon Nikoloff, who worked for the Christchurch Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) and Ōtākaro Ltd, have pleaded not guilty to corruption charges. To view our latest media release about this case, please click here.

  • Trial scheduled to commence in the Christchurch High Court on 16 August 2021. 

  • SFO announces on 11 September that corruption charges against former CERA employees had been filed.

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