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 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.
Jason Duval was offered “a chance to be creative” by Judge Douglas Stoddart when he told a Massachusetts court he had no money for bail.