Profiles

  • Elizabeth Tennet: Championing change

    Where once pay equity was a thing of fairy tales, it’s now officially recognised by the New Zealand courts. Sasha Borissenko sat down to talk to the Community Law CEO who’s spent her life dedicated to the cause.

  • Barton Hoggard: A global flavour

    Barton Hoggard of Clyde & Co tells Samantha Woodhill what lawyering is like in Dubai.

  • Tony Ryall: From Cabinet to commercial law firm by Hannah Norton

    Former top-rated MP Tony Ryall talks to Hannah Norton about heading up the new public policy practice at top-tier New Zealand firm Simpson Grierson.

  • Sam O'Malley: Living the Hong Kong life by NZ Lawyer

    Minter Ellison associate Sam O’Malley left New Zealand more than four years ago to embark on an OE in Hong Kong. Tim Garratt reports on O’Malley’s experiences in this fast-paced business centre.

  • Jeff Sissions: Jack of all trades by Samantha Woodhill

    Jeff Sissions, general counsel at the Council of Trade Unions, talks to Samantha Woodhill about his fulfilling career with the unions

  • ​Steve Haszard: Chasing new frontiers by NZ Lawyer

    Meredith Connell managing partner Steve Haszard talks to NZ Lawyer about the firm’s incredible transformation

  • Darren Fittler: Blind Courage by Aidan Devine

    Darren Fittler’s path from teen struggling with impending blindness to obstacle course extraordinaire proves the endless possibilities for lawyers who aren’t afraid to back away from a challenge

  • ​Richard Parris: Finding Comfort in Qatar by Aidan Devine

    Kiwi lawyer Richard Parris has been managing his firm's Qatar practice for the last three years and explains what it is like practising in a country with the world's richest citizens.