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  • “It really is an exciting time to be a litigator in Christchurch”: Hot List lawyer, Jared Ormsby by Sophie Schroder

    Wynn Williams executive chairman and partner, Jared Ormsby, played a pivotal role in acting for the Anglican Church in relation to the controversial deconstruction of the ChristChurch Cathedral, which was heavily damaged after the devastating Canterbury earthquakes

  • The downside of financial incentives by NZ Lawyer

    Paying employees based on the contribution they make to performance seems to have become standard practice, however one expert says such bonuses aren't always suitable or even helpful

  • Pinsent Masons names new senior partner; Orrick boosts London finance team by NZ Lawyer

    A rare partnership election means a new senior partner at Pinsent... Allens creates a new step on its career ladder... Squire Patton Boggs names public policy co-chairs... and Orrick boosts London finance team...

  • Tauranga firm advises on major Port transaction by Mackenzie McCarty

    A Bay of Plenty firm has announced it advised Port of Tauranga on a major strategic alliance with Kotahi Logistics – a transaction which will see a significant increase in container volumes shipped through the Port

  • Stress is bad - but not as bad as you think by Mackenzie McCarty

    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 by

    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