Lawyer censured, fined
A NZ lawyer has been censured and ordered to pay after admitting two charges of misconduct.
A New Zealand IP firm has announced new senior associate and associate appointments, while an experienced lawyer has been reappointed as chairman of the Real Estate Agents Authority.
The last moot for two old mates
Two NZ lawyers, who happen to be old law school mates, have teamed up to take out a national cup before hanging up their competition ‘boots’.
Lawyer admits six charges after heavy workload-related errors
The censuring of a NZ lawyer with a previously unblemished record has prompted the NZ Law Society president to remind lawyers to put their hand up when inundated with a heavy workload.
Judicial Conduct Commissioner appointed
A former executive director of the New Zealand Law Society will be in charge of addressing complaints about the conduct of Judges, while a lawyer formerly of a major NZ firm has been appointed his deputy.
Rule of law under threat in Nauru
Well-known NZ legal academics - and the Law Society - are slamming recent actions of the Nauru government, calling on NZ’s Foreign Minister Murray McCully to take more decisive action.