The draft form is clearer and more user-friendly – but there’s still room for improvement, says senior official
The solicitor left clients to “make a judgement call” on major investment
The firm deepens its technology expertise with the new appointment
The NZ practice employs 30% of the country’s registered patent attorneys
Not many people could work every day alongside their other half. But for two Queenstown lawyers with an aligned values and complementary areas of law, it makes for a sensible decision.
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A lawyer who sold cannabis to an undercover police officer has been suspended for three years.
Mark Lundy has been found guilty of the murder of his wife and daughter.
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.