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.
An NZ lawyer has been found of misconduct for taking money from an estate for unpaid legal fees.
A heated argument between two lawyers has delayed the Chris Cairns perjury trial with the judge forced to intercede.
A new study has found that a majority of law firms are still in the dark ages when it comes to firm marketing and winning over new business.
One firm has made a major donation to a cancer foundation, following a month-long fundraising competition.
A group of men accused of human trafficking have pleaded not guilty in NZ’s first human trafficking trial.
Subscription-based legal advice companies are set to upset the legal industry, improving access to legal services.