News

  • Major NZ firm third to join NZBA by Hannah Norton

    A top-tier NZ firm has joined two others as affiliate members of the New Zealand Bankers’ Association (NZBA).

  • 10 drivers that could change the future of law practice by Hannah Norton

    A legal research company identifies 10 key aspects that could shape the future of New Zealand’s legal industry.

  • Alternative fees ‘a failure’, say in-house lawyers by Samantha Woodhill

    In-house teams prefer alternative billing arrangements, but a high proportion say they don’t work.

  • Expert takes sober look at TPPA by Hannah Norton

    A world leading arbitrator and litigator who advised on the Rainbow Warrior case 30 years ago has spoken out about the misconceptions surrounding the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA).

  • Lighter side: Court sentences corpse by NZ Lawyer

    A Greek judge has convicted and sentenced a dead man, despite the defence lawyer explaining that his client had already died.

  • NZ firms face succession crisis by Hannah Norton

    With younger lawyers not tolerating long pay-ins to equity partnerships and some equity partners avoiding retiring at 65 the future of some NZ law firms is looking stark, according to a law firm planning specialist.