The right-to-die discussion is one for Parliament, not the courts, according to Justice Collins’ judgement in Seales v Attorney-General.
The Wellington lawyer with terminal brain cancer who took her fight to the right to die to the High Court has died of natural causes this morning.
Several NZ firms - and a NZ lawyer now based in the States - have advised on the $785m takeover deal of a service station network owned by a US energy giant.
The looming threat of funding cuts has dissipated in time for the release of the new and improved Community Law Manual.
A UK client up on drugs charges has been accused of stealing his lawyer’s phone.
Twelve years ago, one law firm partner weighed in at 100kgs and smoked and drank “a lot”. Now he’s dropped a quarter of his body weight and is representing NZ in amateur triathlons.
One top tier firm has announced 15 new appointments, while a large Christchurch based firm welcomes two lawyers to its partnership.
In an unprecedented move, a large, publicly-listed Australian firm – to which Erin Brockovich has lent her support – is taking over an Auckland-based practice.
The New Zealand partner of a top tier firm who has won NZ Dealmaker of the Year in awards over the ditch discusses his favourite deals with NZLawyer.
An international niche firm with a New Zealand practice attributes its recent selection as one of the top twenty law firms in the world to its strategy of remaining highly focused and specialised.