A top tier law firm has refreshed its partnership bench with the promotion of four new lawyers in a move it says will enhance its ‘dynamic’ network of legal specialists.
The comment comes after the judge was forced to keep a 15-year-old boy in solitary because of a lack of facilities.
New Zealand law firms say diversity has now become a matter of pure survival, with a diverse team of lawyers likely to be better suited to the challenges of legal change ahead.
The combined firm, named Eversheds Sutherland, would have more than 2,300 lawyers and operate out of 61 offices in 29 countries.
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The New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal has suspended a former finance company director from practice as a barrister and solicitor for twelve months
It would be hard to find a New Zealand litigator with a more interesting background that of Simpson Grierson associate Tamina Cunningham-Adams
Slaughter and May has announced salary increases for some staff, while global firm Appleby has been granted the first offshore law firm licence in mainland China