The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG tells NZ Lawyer that although New Zealand is a trailblazer in recognizing the rights of animals, its law regime needs teeth
Several firms make massive moves in the rankings for both announced and completed deals
Three lawyers at different stages in their careers have been chosen as finalists in the awards
The firm advised the South Australian government, which recently selected the manager for the $50m fund
Poor behaviour in court, including 'yo bro'-ing and high-fiving, caused the judge to snap and remind the the community that the court is a place of dignity.
Effective September 1, six new appointees are from the firm’s Wellington office while three are from its Auckland office.
Trainees are most enthusiastic about a law career, but it’s a downhill ride from there until one reaches partnership.
The lawyer had previously used $500,000 from clients for other purposes and entered into a settlement but failed to honour it.
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.