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.
The Law Society will continue to champion change for women at the highest levels of the profession this year, including looking at an idea from Australia
Insurance lawyers are preparing for a year of more client adoption of cyber insurance, as organisations face up to a potentially 'catastrophic' risk
Law firms pioneering value-based pricing models in Australasia are seeing clients willing to experiment with them despite their smaller size.
An international firm with a fresh batch of local Australasian talent expects to capitalise on a ‘fragmented’ legal market in its niche area of expertise.