A top tier law firm has refreshed its partnership bench with the promotion of four new lawyers in a move it says will enhance its ‘dynamic’ network of legal specialists.
The comment comes after the judge was forced to keep a 15-year-old boy in solitary because of a lack of facilities.
New Zealand law firms say diversity has now become a matter of pure survival, with a diverse team of lawyers likely to be better suited to the challenges of legal change ahead.
The combined firm, named Eversheds Sutherland, would have more than 2,300 lawyers and operate out of 61 offices in 29 countries.
Law firm has appointed an environment and resource management expert as co-lead of the firm’s environment team
The trailblazing transaction not only had a novel mechanism, it also did not use the usual broker networks, says the firm.
Lawyer claims defendants, even if they believe they’re innocent, are pleading guilty because of the long wait.
The law firm is chasing $86.5m from the relic of Quindell which it paid $1.3b last year to buy its professional services division.
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One firm has acted on the largest acquisition involving a New Zealand target company in a decade.