The situation is particularly bad in New Zealand and there are still major aftershocks ahead
There’s much more to achieve, the New Zealand Law Society says
The Law Society was ordered to pay the former lawyer thousands
An ethics committee appointed by the state’s highest court says the codes of professionalism do not prohibit the practice
Law firms who aren’t thinking globally are behind the curve, the new chief executive of a New Zealand-based practice of an international law firm says.
The problem of law graduate oversupply remains in New Zealand, but firms are still taking on clerks. NZLawyer talks to one young solicitor about her journey from clerk to lawyer.
The High Court is to have a new Chief Judge, with Justice Winkelmann taking up a Judge’s position in the Court of Appeal.
Results of Northland’s by-election could mean reforms of the Resource Management Act could take much longer, an environmental law specialist says.
New figures show criminal and civil cases are moving through the courts faster.
A recent survey has found that an astonishing number of lawyers wish they weren’t.