Does the haka Bill go too far?
The Haka Ka Mate Attribution Bill is ready for its final reading. But how will the legislation impact the way Kiwis utilise the iconic war cry - and does it go too far?
'Big four' accountancy firm moves into Chinese legal space
Each Wednesday, we take a look at the major events taking place in the legal sector across the globe. This week, we talk promotions at major Aussie firms, a US merger and one 'big four' accountancy firm's foray into the Chinese legal advisory space
University awards contract for new Law building
A major New Zealand university has just awarded the contract for its new Law building, scheduled for completion in 2015
Protecting your firm against BYOD risks
Professionally and personally, the secret to high performance and satisfaction is a sense of control, creativity and contribution. For leaders, the lesson is clear: facilitate these key criteria in your firm and you’ll foster a motivated and loyal team.
Is it time to give billable hours the boot?
As an increasing number of overseas firms look at doing away with billable hours, we look at whether New Zealand firms are prepared to alter their pricing models
[Hot List interview] with Cathy Quinn, Minter Ellison Rudd Watts
With NZ Lawyer's first quarterly print edition due to hit shelves next week, we caught up with Hot 40 list candidate, Cathy Quinn, to discuss the M&A market and what she's learned from her 29 years in the legal profession