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 winner of an award sponsored by a top tier NZ firm has been announced.
New Zealand lags behind the US and UK in terms of how in-house teams are perceived, the general counsel of one of New Zealand’s biggest companies says.
The Seales v Attorney General case starts today in the High Court in Wellington.
Mentoring is the key to combatting the skill shortage of lawyers in training, says senior lawyer.
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity has been “healthy” so far this year, with a number of multi-jurisdictional billion-dollar deals, NZ firms say.
A Cairns lawyer defending a 19 year old sprang into action when the teen attempted an escape.