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 co-founder of an innovative virtual outsourcing recruitment firm says the legal sector in New Zealand needs to rethink its recruiting practices
Chris Lord, partner of Craig Griffin & Lord, tells us about the need for smaller firms to put a succession plan in place, and about what his father promised his mother on their wedding day
Big law firms increase income but it’s tough at the top… Bingham agrees merger deal… DLA Piper loses another Asian partner… and Baker & Hostetler pulls out of case against US President…
In NZ Lawyer’s comprehensive report into the lives of lawyers in Christchurch, we uncover what’s happened to law firms’ offices since the devastating earthquakes
Australia’s legal profession expected to see low growth … Lawyer donates US$50 million to law school … Ashurst makes 15 redundant in London and switches to Aussie model… WFW launches Dubai office… Detroit bankruptcy nets law firms US$126 million…
A judge has been sacked after instructing a police officer to zap a defendant with 50,000 volts of electricity to keep him quiet