Why firms should employ senior lawyers part-time: The employer's perspective
In part-two of our series, we take a look at the issue of senior lawyers wanting to work part-time. Today, we hear from an employer to find out if the benefits of hiring legal professionals on a part-time basis really do stack up
Attorney-General announces 14 new Queen's Counsel appointments
Fourteen new Queen's Counsel have been appointed this year, including a promising number of women
"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