Stress is bad - but not as bad as you think
It can take nearly 20 minutes for your brain to re-focus following a distraction, which can make work stressful for busy lawyers. However, while stress is definitely bad, it may not actually be as detrimental as you think
Opinion: All is not well for professional trustees
New Zealand has a love affair with trusts – but poor administration means that professional trustees are increasingly liable for the actions of non-professional trustees, writes Trustworks director, Nigel Keats
UK doctors legally required to consult patients on DNR notices: Buddle Findlay
In a landmark judgment earlier this month, the English Court of Appeal ruled that a hospital's decision to place a "Do Not Resuscitate" (DNR) notice on a patient's file, without the patient's knowledge, was unlawful. But how does this work in the New Zealand context?
Two top lawyers take up Treasury Commercial Operations Advisory Board roles
Two top legal professionals are among the five new appointments to Treasury's Commercial Operations Advisory Board, announced this week
Keystone 'not ruling out New Zealand'
A British law firm that allows its lawyers to work when they like, charge how they like and earn 70% of the fees they generate is making its mark in Australia - and it hasn't ruled out New Zealand
Five minutes with...Damien Sullivan, group general counsel at Boral
Damien Sullivan is group general counsel at Boral. He tells NZ Lawyer about what makes him chose one external firm over another and how the best advice he was ever given came from a martial arts instructor when he was ten