NZ’s contempt-of-court law is currently found in a mix of case law and statutes. The country may soon get a singular statute for it.
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
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.