Retired senior partner and immediate past chair of US-based firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Mary Cranston, visited New Zealand last week. She gives NZ Lawyer her personal advice for women lawyers looking to get ahead
McLaughlin Law principal David McLaughlin has some high-profile clients, but the top entertainment lawyer insists "diva" behavior is a rarity
A recent Bloomberg article lists "junior lawyer" as one of the most likely job titles to be replaced by computer programs over the next several years - but Russell McVeagh partner, Polly Pope, says the reality is far more complex
DLA Phillips Fox partners Terence Ng and Martin Thompson say New Zealand's new direct currency trading agreement with China could increase workload for some local law firms
Don Mackinnon is one of the founding partners of boutique employment law firm Swarbrick Beck Mackinnon. He talks to NZ Lawyer about his pro golf obsession, the legal impacts of the impending election and how growing up as one of six sibling ...
The Haka Ka Mate Attribution Bill is ready for its final reading. But how will the legislation impact the way Kiwis utilise the iconic war cry - and does it go too far?
As an increasing number of overseas firms look at doing away with billable hours, we look at whether New Zealand firms are prepared to alter their pricing models
A US lawyer has created a storm of controversy by posting a YouTube ad featuring him announcing that he "thinks like a criminal" while fictional robbers give him the thumbs-up
Lawyers have one of the highest depression and suicide rates out of any profession. We talk to a former law firm partner trained in psychiatry to find out what lawyers and their firms are getting wrong - and what can be done to prevent the ...
A leading employment lawyer says the Government's newly introduced Health and Safety Reform Bill, should it be passed, could signal an upswing in workflow for many public and employment lawyers