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
Law firms pursuing strategies of recruiting star partners from their competitors may be making a mistake without a cultural fit.
International Human Rights barrister Amal Clooney is surely used to being the most impressive person in the room, but showing up her new husband and his lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes on Monday night was probably not something she was expecting.
A practice area that almost ‘drowned out’ the rest in 2014 is expected to continue to yield lucrative corporate work for law firms this year.
Nominations for the 2015 Australasian Law Awards are now open. If you think your firm has what it takes to compete at the very top of the industry, nominate now!
It made for a tough lead-in to Christmas for lawyers, but the buoyant Asia-Pacific M&A market will continue to line firm pockets this year.
The lure of in-house careers will continue to shape recruitment in 2015 and make private practice firms work harder