New Zealand Law Society news

  • Drug use in NZ’s legal profession by Hannah Norton

    Yesterday a senior Auckland lawyer appeared in court for possession of meth. The Law Society talks to NZLawyer about drug use in the profession.

  • NZ Law Society v AG? by Hannah Norton

    The NZ Law Society and the Attorney General are at odds about proposed legislation which the Society feels could impact constitutional rights.

  • “All New Zealanders should be very worried” - Law Society by Hannah Norton

    A new bill will allow a person to be tried and convicted of a criminal offence without seeing all the information relied on by the Crown and without the right to be present, the NZ Law Society says.

  • Lawyer censured, fined by Hannah Norton

    A NZ lawyer has been censured and ordered to pay after admitting two charges of misconduct.

  • August appointments by NZ Lawyer

    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 by Hannah Norton

    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’.