A former partner of a top tier NZ firm acknowledged as an ‘innocent investor’ in a Ponzi scheme has been ordered to repay nearly half a million dollars in ‘fictitious gains’.
A new survey observes NZ’s top-tier firms are still demanding top-level marks from candidates, but sources say they are starting to look for more “well-rounded” graduates.
Two lawyers formerly of a top-tier firm – one of whom was partner for around 30 years – have started their own firm.
The looming threat of funding cuts has dissipated in time for the release of the new and improved Community Law Manual.
Twelve years ago, one law firm partner weighed in at 100kgs and smoked and drank “a lot”. Now he’s dropped a quarter of his body weight and is representing NZ in amateur triathlons.
Job sharing could be the answer for mums working flexibly, a CEO says.