Lawyers take silk
Three NZ legal professionals have been awarded one of the highest accolades in the country.
Developing “work ready” law grads
Two top tier NZ firms have committed to sending their graduates away for 13 weeks.
A tale of two cities
Property and construction lawyers have enjoyed a year of strong workflows across the board, but the hotspots are undoubtedly Auckland and Christchurch.
Lawyer to repay $454,000
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’.
Top-tier firms still want top marks from candidates
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.
The challenges of starting your own practice
Two lawyers formerly of a top-tier firm – one of whom was partner for around 30 years – have started their own firm.