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 Florida “law firm” used the unsuspecting lawyers’ licenses and had more than 300 clients.
It turns out the move to ink an association with a newly-formed firm and shutter a separate office is a strategic business move.
There are a number of rational reasons, however, why Supreme Court judges are the subject of most judicial conduct complaints.
The law firm will move in 2019 when the marquee tower in Auckland is completed.
The independent research fund will support the development of law and policy around IT, data, information and cyber-security.
The judge faced an ethics complaint filed due to five controversial comments on five separate hearings.