Legal industry ‘cancer’ kills innovation
Firms must fight the 'cancer' of time-based pricing if they are genuine about innovating and being different, according to a leading consultant
[Hot List Interview] with Brynn Gilbertson, Bell Gully
NZ Lawyer print magazine’s Hot List features some of the country’s top legal professionals. We catch up with Bell Gully partner and corporate law specialist, Brynn Gilbertson, to discuss what's shaping the corporate legal sector right now
Lane Neave formally announces two new partners
Lane Neave has appointed two new partners to its Christchurch office, including one promotion and one returning partner
[Opinion]: How Courts will apply Health and Safety Reform Bill penalties "uncertain"
Auld Brewer Mazengarb & McEwen solicitor, Phil McCarthy, says that how the Courts will apply the new maximum penalties after the Health and Safety Reform Bill is passed into law will remain "uncertain" until we have clear appellate guidance
Commercial law: It's no laughing matter...or is it?
Mediaworks' legal counsel, commercial, James Elliott, has made a career out of combining his two unlikely passions: commercial law and stand-up comedy
Five minutes with...Polly Pope, Russell McVeagh
Polly Pope is a partner in Russell McVeagh's litigation team. She talks to NZ Lawyer about the best advice she's ever been given, swimming in the pool at the Beehive - and her favourite place to head for after-work drinks...