Ministry of Justice news

  • Facilities at Gore courthouse sub-par, lawyers say by Samantha Woodhill

    Lawyers complain about the lack of facilities at the Gore District Court, where there is nowhere to talk privately with clients in custody.

  • Judge’s daughter done for drunk-driving by NZ Lawyer

    The daughter of a High Court judge has been pinged for drink driving after she was caught with a breath-alcohol three times the legal limit.

  • Elizabeth Tennet: Championing change by NZ Lawyer

    Where once pay equity was a thing of fairy tales, it’s now officially recognised by the New Zealand courts. Sasha Borissenko sat down to talk to the Community Law CEO who’s spent her life dedicated to the cause.

  • Historic courthouse to be restored by Samantha Woodhill

    The Courts Minister has announced a $15m makeover for one of New Zealand’s historic courthouse.

  • Lawyers court the music in Magna Carta anniversary concert by Miklos Bolza

    An upcoming concert commemorating the sealing of the Magna Carta will see some of Wellington’s finest lawyers come together to display their musical talent.

  • Morning Briefing: Lawyers at court hearing over VW by Steve Randall

    A court hearing in New Orleans will decide where multiple cases against Volkswagen relating to the emissions scandal will be heard… New hire for Squire Patton Biggs in Sydney… Korea to keep bar exam… I’m a Celebrity…Call my lawyers!