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
They tripled their initial fundraising goal for a great cause
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 possible rescue of the global firm’s European arm would be a strategic move in the case of Dentons.
Simmonds Stewart will be open for business in Singapore by February 2017 after securing a foreign lawyers’ license.
Legal and banking experts will develop a framework to regulate blockchain in New Zealand and Australia.