A Law Society of New Zealand official said that lawyers across New Zealand say delay is a concern.
Former partner was previously Executive Director and Head of Strategy at Heartland Bank from 2013 to the end of 2015.
A Waikato University senior lecturer is calling on New Zealand to create an online court system to give more people access to a legal system that is more efficient.
Filipo, who could be jailed, has also been given a chance to vacate his guilty plea and have a retrial.
A leading New Zealand firm has added a partner and appointed three new senior associates in predicted growth areas for 2015.
Nominations recognising outstanding firms and in-house legal teams, leading individuals and landmark deals are open across 30 award categories.
For the first time, lawyers holding a New Zealand practicing certificate, including those living or working overseas, will need to have 10 CPD hours completed, recorded and signed off by 31 March this year.
A national firm has announced the appointment of a new partner and two new senior associates.
A recent global survey of over 2,000 general counsel has found that male and female GCs approach buying legal services differently, and suggests that male-dominated law firms could experience difficulty in winning work from female in-house lawyers.
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