News

  • Manukau court gets future-proof upgrade by Miklos Bolza

    Renovations on the Manukau District Court have been completed, the government has announced, saying that the new courthouse will be ready for increased future use.

  • It’s all about balance by Hannah Norton

    Balancing the proper application of takeovers regulation and commercial reality is a key challenge for NZ’s takeovers activity enforcer, its chairperson says.

  • NZ Law Society v AG? by Hannah Norton

    The NZ Law Society and the Attorney General are at odds about proposed legislation which the Society feels could impact constitutional rights.

  • Lighter side: Lawyer posts law degree for sale on Craigslist by Samantha Woodhill

    A Florida attorney has posted and advertisement for the sale of his law degree on classifieds site, Craigslist.

  • “All New Zealanders should be very worried” - Law Society by Hannah Norton

    A new bill will allow a person to be tried and convicted of a criminal offence without seeing all the information relied on by the Crown and without the right to be present, the NZ Law Society says.

  • How strong are our IP laws? by Hannah Norton

    New Zealand's creative industries are potentially losing billions of dollars a year because the laws are not tight enough, according to one Australian IP expert. But two of NZ’s leading IP lawyers disagree.