The winners reflect how in-house lawyers are becoming integral parts of management teams tackling 21st century risks
Three senior legal counsel join as demand for bespoke in-house legal services increases
New Zealand’s judicial officers are getting thousands more
The barrister and solicitor faces a serious charge, right at the end of his career
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.
Former Wellington barrister Christopher Skagen has been charged with 12 offences of misconduct and ordered to pay $30,000 in costs and compensation, following an investigation by the Wellington Standards Committee of the New Zealand Law Society.