Lighter Side: The Judge did what?
They may be fine and upstanding figureheads of society, but that doesn't mean that Judges can’t have a bit of fun with some of their trickier cases: NZ Lawyer looks at some of the more ridiculous sentences that have been handed out
Judge accused of punching lawyer during trial, record companies jump in on Dotcom lawsuit
A judge allegedly punched a lawyer outside a Florida courtroom… record companies join Dotcom court case… why law firms should take advice from their clients… and a Fifty Shades publisher is accused of deviant behaviour.
Firms risk halving profits within 10 years
The Australian legal profession has reached a crucial crossroads, according to a new report - but where do New Zealand firms stand?
Chapman Tripp welcomes new special counsel, six senior associates
Chapman Tripp has announced the appointment of a new special counsel, along with six new senior associates, across its Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch offices
Why firms should employ senior lawyers part-time: The employee's perspective
In part-one of our series, we take a look at the issue of senior lawyers wanting to work part-time. Today, we hear from one who has done so for 12 years at a large firm in Auckland
'There’s no substitute for hard work’: Hot List lawyer, Grant Dunn
Buddle Findlay partner, Grant Dunn, tells NZ Lawyer the secrets to his success - and outlines some key issues facing the corporate/commercial legal space