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
They tripled their initial fundraising goal for a great cause
Barney Cumberland, partner at Simpson Grierson, speaks with NZ Lawyer about his stress management strategies and how he came to work in the law.
Some firms in Australasia may be at risk of collapsing as highly dynamic market forces combined with the inability to change leave businesses exposed.
A prominent NZ lawyer will continue to make a contribution to New Zealand’s legal practice and society this year in two ways.
In June 2014, Associated Press announced plans to use automation technology to produce stories about earnings reports. Now, it seems robots will be taking on the legal profession too.
A recent case highlights that New Zealand’s courts may be willing to pierce the ‘corporate veil’ of ownership in pursuit of parent companies.
Male-dominated law firms will need to adjust their approach to legal service if they are to win over and meet the needs of female in-house clients.