Peter Chemis looks back on the decade he spent leading Buddle Findlay, and shares why lawyers and law firms sometimes need to keep their egos in check
The litigation expert succeeds Roger Wallis, who has returned full-time to his corporate and commercial practice
The once high-flying Kentucky lawyer faces up to 12 years in prison for scamming the government
A China education provider raised US$168m, while an Indian supermarket chain raised US$285m
In an unpredictable legal ruling, a UK judge has ordered a lottery winner to split half of his £1 million hoard with a waiter who claims to have predicted the win
Herbert Smith Freehills lawyer wins prestigious award for community work… DLA Piper loses three more partners from Asia-Pacific offices… and Kim Dotcom case racks up almost $400,000 in private practice fees…
New Zealand lawyer suspended for certifying false document… A top tier firm to defend Australian tax office over claim it ‘ruined a man’s life’... Australia follows other nations with proposed cyber laws… and could lenders be using fake law firms to collect debts here?
Research conducted over the past 10 years has reached a surprising conclusion: The best predictor of trouble for professional service firms is the clients, who seem to sense problems well before the firm does
Top tier South Island firm Anderson Lloyd continues its crusade to increase its presence in Christchurch by nabbing a new litigation partner: This lawyer has been involved in a whole raft of interesting cases… including a body in the boot of a car.
A New Zealand barrister who worked across Australasia for more than 20 years decided to leave the life of a big firm lawyer in order to pursue his other love – writing. His first book has just been published