"New Zealand needs to embrace its non-sporting heroes": Claudia Batten
World Class New Zealand Awards winner and Russell McVeagh alumnus, Claudia Batten, says she hopes her story will inspire other young New Zealanders to "take a leap into the unknown"
Five minutes with...Greg Neill, Russell McVeagh
Greg Neill is a senior associate in the tax team at Russell McVeagh. He tells NZ Lawyer about drinking Lao Lao on the banks of the Mekong - and why he loves working in his incredibly complex practice area
ACLC client numbers double in three years as organisation struggles to keep up
The Auckland Community Law Centre says it's struggling to meet demand for legal assistance, with client numbers jumping from 1,500 in 2011 to 3,600 in the year to June, 2014
Lighter Side: The Judge did what?
They may be fine and upstanding figureheads of society, but that doesn't mean that Judges can’t have a bit of fun with some of their trickier cases: NZ Lawyer looks at some of the more ridiculous sentences that have been handed out
Judge accused of punching lawyer during trial, record companies jump in on Dotcom lawsuit
A judge allegedly punched a lawyer outside a Florida courtroom… record companies join Dotcom court case… why law firms should take advice from their clients… and a Fifty Shades publisher is accused of deviant behaviour.
Firms risk halving profits within 10 years
The Australian legal profession has reached a crucial crossroads, according to a new report - but where do New Zealand firms stand?