The Auckland barrister has 20 years’ experience in litigation in New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region
Another legal industry job classification also saw a significant increase online in September
The deal is the first of its kind in New Zealand
As the firm’s leader heads to Hong Kong, a new role is created in its London headquarters
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.