New Zealand has ranked sixth out of 99 countries when it comes to the quality of our legislative system - find out who beat us, and what we still need to work on
A new book published in the UK suggests legal services outsourcing poses an imminent threat to law firms and in-house counsel across the globe. But is it a direct threat to the New Zealand market?
Simpson Grierson is calling for a closer look at the Holidays Act 2003, calling it outdated and overly complex
Megan Richards heads up Minter Ellison Rudd Watts’ Employment team in Wellington and Auckland. She talks to NZ Lawyer about cajoling colleagues into RPM cycling classes, her favourite butcher in Karori and why it’s important for lawyers to ...
Former disputes resolution lawyer, Tania Winslade, says her experience shows law firms lack foresight and flexibility when it comes to their female staff
More than half of new entrants to the New Zealand legal industry are women, so why do partnerships remain so heavily male-dominated?
Cabinet has formally approved the regulations for equity crowdfunding, allowing businesses to raise up to $2 million from investors. We talk to a lawyer who's spent two years working with Government on the issue to find out what this means ...
Many lawyers daydream about a change in career, but actually throwing in the the towel can be a daunting prospect. We talk to one former legal professional about her decision to take the plunge - and whether it was really worth it
Talented associates are crucial to the success of any firm - but once you've got them, how do you keep them from moving on to greener pastures?
The former CEO of a major intellectual property practice is being accused of lying in his CV - and faking a law degree - though some say it's nothing more than a 'smear campaign'