A top tier law firm has refreshed its partnership bench with the promotion of four new lawyers in a move it says will enhance its ‘dynamic’ network of legal specialists.
The comment comes after the judge was forced to keep a 15-year-old boy in solitary because of a lack of facilities.
New Zealand law firms say diversity has now become a matter of pure survival, with a diverse team of lawyers likely to be better suited to the challenges of legal change ahead.
The combined firm, named Eversheds Sutherland, would have more than 2,300 lawyers and operate out of 61 offices in 29 countries.
The Magna Carta owned by King Henry VIII’s lawyer is on display at the University of Canterbury this month.
A new firm spruiking a ‘new approach’ has entered into New Zealand’s insurance litigation market.
Porirua lawyer Papali’I Toti Lagolago has been censured by the New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal after finding her guilty of negligence and bringing the profession into disrepute.
A new report has found that lawyers have the lowest health and wellbeing among professionals.
The Wellington lawyer who received a diversion on assault charges has been named.
Christopher Lee, partner at Hesketh Henry will be speaking at the NZ Lawyer Contract Law Masterclass. He tells NZ Lawyer what he loves about his job.