A top tier law firm has refreshed its partnership bench with the promotion of four new lawyers in a move it says will enhance its ‘dynamic’ network of legal specialists.
The comment comes after the judge was forced to keep a 15-year-old boy in solitary because of a lack of facilities.
New Zealand law firms say diversity has now become a matter of pure survival, with a diverse team of lawyers likely to be better suited to the challenges of legal change ahead.
The combined firm, named Eversheds Sutherland, would have more than 2,300 lawyers and operate out of 61 offices in 29 countries.
The Kiwi firm with the highest proportion of female partners has welcomed two more to the partnership.
The justice system has been met with public backlash as the Parole Board confirms Vincent Skeen’s parole hearing.
Lexvoco managing counsel Nat Parbhu works between Auckland and Melbourne. He talks to NZ Lawyer about his trans-Tasman practice.
Calling the review a significant step forward, the law firm expects further progress to come.
The proposal calls on the Family Court to have the final say, judging whether seven conditions are met.
The confident rapper wants to practice entertainment law and possibly someday take a run at the White House.