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 young lawyer who won a major accolade at the NZ Law Awards is continuing his path to success and has just released his first book, which was launched by Sir Geoffrey Palmer
An “incompetent” lawyer who botched his client’s murder trial by telling the court the man was a “professional drug dealer” and a “shooter of people”, then dressed up as Thomas Jefferson
One of the country’s top boutiques has announced two significant appointments. The move coincides with a transition to the next phase of the firm as it celebrates its 20th anniversary
Two more lawyers have been struck from the roll of barristers as solicitors after being found guilty of a whopping 20 charges of misconduct between them
A major NZ company is looking to establish a specialist aviation law course that could be relevant to the thousands of employees in aviation-related jobs around the country
This morning two of New Zealand’s largest firms announced a series of partnership admissions. NZ Lawyer had chat with the new firm leaders about their future plans