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.
A team of researchers has received a $150,000 grant from the NZ Law Foundation to help improve access to justice for those seeking accident injury compensation.
A new study has found that lawyers are much happier with their opportunities to help people than they are with their salary.
A panel of legal experts has predicted the death of billable hours. What does this mean for how lawyers will deal with clients in the future?
The Superdiversity Centre for Law, Policy and Business has announced the new members of its leadership council.
A US judge who ordered a married lesbian couple to give up their foster baby has reversed his decision.
A New Zealand judge has delved into how public opinion sways sentencing decisions and what the judiciary should do to counter these effects.