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  • Employment Court judge appointed by NZ Lawyer

    A Wellington barrister has just been appointed as an Employment Court Judge, according to Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson

  • Deed of settlement a step towards resolving 141-year-old dispute by NZ Lawyer

    The Crown and Whanganui Iwi negotiators have initialled the Whanganui River Deed of Settlement and Te Awa Tupua Framework Document which, if agreed to by Whanganui Iwi members through a ratification process, will settle historical Treaty of Waitangi claims relating to the Whanganui River

  • Pillsbury's Mary Cranston: "The price you pay for being stupid is a lot higher" by Mackenzie McCarty

    Retired senior partner and immediate past chair of US-based firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Mary Cranston, visited New Zealand last week. She gives NZ Lawyer her personal advice for women lawyers looking to get ahead

  • [Uncommon Counsel]: "We concluded a deal backstage at an AC/DC concert in London" by Mackenzie McCarty

    McLaughlin Law principal David McLaughlin has some high-profile clients, but the top entertainment lawyer insists "diva" behavior is a rarity

  • Managing partner implicated in lawsuit involving "mob tactics" by NZ Lawyer

    Each Wednesday, we take a look at the major events taking place in the legal sector across the globe. This week, a top tier Australian firm appoints its new CEO, while a US-based managing partner is implicated in a lawsuit involving an assault on a man outside a Brooklyn restaurant - and rumours about a major multinational merger heat up

  • Correcting your work/life imbalance: Top tips by NZ Lawyer

    Are you desperately trying but ultimately failing to keep your work hours under control? You’re not alone, says career coach Bob Epperly. He realised at 55 years old even a very successful career cannot fulfill every aspect of life