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.
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.
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.
A former Auckland lawyer has been struck off for misusing over half a million dollars of his firm’s funds.
A former NZ lawyer has been barred from practicing in Australia after he was caught out lying on his application.
The rule of law is still alive and well in New Zealand, the Law Society says; after the country has ranked sixth in a global index.