NZ’s contempt-of-court law is currently found in a mix of case law and statutes. The country may soon get a singular statute for it.
Two alumni return to the firm, while two others come from in-house roles
Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy’s approval is recognition of the justice’s service as a judge of the High Court
He has more than three decades of senior in-house experience at the insurer and two major financial institutions
Nominations recognising outstanding firms and in-house legal teams, leading individuals and landmark deals are open across 30 award categories.
For the first time, lawyers holding a New Zealand practicing certificate, including those living or working overseas, will need to have 10 CPD hours completed, recorded and signed off by 31 March this year.
A national firm has announced the appointment of a new partner and two new senior associates.
A recent global survey of over 2,000 general counsel has found that male and female GCs approach buying legal services differently, and suggests that male-dominated law firms could experience difficulty in winning work from female in-house lawyers.
Barrister Miles Beresford tells NZ Lawyer about the best advice he has ever been given and what he loves about his job.
A law firm finally moves to an impressive new Christchurch office and appoints a new partner in the process.