Traditional legal channels are too slow to combat rapidly increasing cases of online trademark wars, a New Zealand IP specialist says.
One of New Zealand’s largest firms has revealed it is increasing the numbers of law graduates it hires this year.
Not many people could work every day alongside their other half. But for two Queenstown lawyers with an aligned values and complementary areas of law, it makes for a sensible decision.
Law firms who aren’t thinking globally are behind the curve, the new chief executive of a New Zealand-based practice of an international law firm says.
The problem of law graduate oversupply remains in New Zealand, but firms are still taking on clerks. NZLawyer talks to one young solicitor about her journey from clerk to lawyer.
The High Court is to have a new Chief Judge, with Justice Winkelmann taking up a Judge’s position in the Court of Appeal.
Results of Northland’s by-election could mean reforms of the Resource Management Act could take much longer, an environmental law specialist says.
New figures show criminal and civil cases are moving through the courts faster.
Two firms confirm they will be making submissions in support of the removal of regulatory costs for Kiwi companies looking to dual list on the Australian Securities Exchange.
One business dedicated to fighting crime and another specialising in alternative milk look set to make the leap into the Australian Stock Exchange.