Profiles

  • Judith Collins: When there’s a will there’s a way

    Partner and principal, business owner, lecturer, backbencher, mother, student, farmer, Justice Minister - there’s little newly appointed Police and Corrections Minister Judith Collins can’t do, and that’s fact. Sasha Borissenko reports.

  • 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.

  • ​Roger Partridge: The seven year itch by Aidan Devine

    This year marks Roger Partridge’s seventh and last at the helm of one of New Zealand’s largest law firms – yet the Bell Gully chairman is firmly focused on the future

  • James Hosking: The Accidental Arbitrator by NZ Lawyer

    He’s led billion-dollar cases, launched a Manhattan-based practice and worked with Guantánamo Bay detainees, but arbitrator James Hosking’s humble view is that his extraordinary rise to the top has been “accidental”. Sarah Megginson reports

  • Alastair Carruthers: Film producer, law firm CEO and CNZM by Mackenzie McCarty

    Kensington Swan CEO, Alastair Carruthers, was recently made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to arts governance. He talks to NZ Lawyer about his passion for the arts, his latest film project - and how he balances it all

  • Minter Ellison Rudd Watts: Developing chemistry with clients by

    This year's Partridge Jewellers Large Law Firm of the Year Award winners, Minter Ellison Rudd Watts, tell NZ Lawyer how they work to develop client relationships