A law firm has elevated four new lawyers to its partnership thanks to what it calls its aspiration for four key practices within its full-service client offering.
The management of top tier law firms in New Zealand have warned next year’s election is not immune from global political shifts that have resulted in Trump and Brexit.
A top tier law firm has refreshed its partnership bench with the promotion of four new lawyers in a move it says will enhance its ‘dynamic’ network of legal specialists.
New Zealand law firms say diversity has now become a matter of pure survival, with a diverse team of lawyers likely to be better suited to the challenges of legal change ahead.
Some firms in Australasia may be at risk of collapsing as highly dynamic market forces combined with the inability to change leave businesses exposed.
A prominent NZ lawyer will continue to make a contribution to New Zealand’s legal practice and society this year in two ways.
A recent case highlights that New Zealand’s courts may be willing to pierce the ‘corporate veil’ of ownership in pursuit of parent companies.
Male-dominated law firms will need to adjust their approach to legal service if they are to win over and meet the needs of female in-house clients.
Dispute resolution practitioners are expecting 2015 to result in continued activity in both commercial litigation and arbitration.
The chair of a firm operating in Australasia says businesses need to make trust a priority in ‘turbulent’ times, rather than just quick profits.