Property and construction lawyers have enjoyed a year of strong workflows across the board, but the hotspots are undoubtedly Auckland and Christchurch.
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’.
Two New Zealand lawyers have been appointed as new Judges of the High Court.
The right-to-die discussion is one for Parliament, not the courts, according to Justice Collins’ judgement in Seales v Attorney-General.
The Wellington lawyer with terminal brain cancer who took her fight to the right to die to the High Court has died of natural causes this morning.
The Seales v Attorney General case starts today in the High Court in Wellington.