A top-tier lawyer with a growing burger business has used crowdfunding to upgrade his popular burger truck
The lawyer, a trained Trust Account Supervisor, had his client deposit money to his personal account.
The Pacific Business Trust (PBT) has appointed Kim Tuaine, who has more than 13 years’ experience as a specialist Australian migration lawyer, as its Chief Executive Officer.
The reforms were supposed to give parents more options outside of costly court proceedings but they have been criticised for creating new problems.
In June 2014, Associated Press announced plans to use automation technology to produce stories about earnings reports. Now, it seems robots will be taking on the legal profession too.
A recent case highlights that New Zealand’s courts may be willing to pierce the ‘corporate veil’ of ownership in pursuit of parent companies.
Male-dominated law firms will need to adjust their approach to legal service if they are to win over and meet the needs of female in-house clients.
Former Wellington barrister Christopher Skagen has been charged with 12 offences of misconduct and ordered to pay $30,000 in costs and compensation, following an investigation by the Wellington Standards Committee of the New Zealand Law Society.
Dispute resolution practitioners are expecting 2015 to result in continued activity in both commercial litigation and arbitration.
The chair of a firm operating in Australasia says businesses need to make trust a priority in ‘turbulent’ times, rather than just quick profits.