Russell McVeagh news

  • Police apology for mistaken raid by Hannah Norton

    Police have apologised after mistakenly raiding the apartment of a former partner of two major NZ firms in search of methamphetamine.

  • A tale of two cities by Kathryn Crossley

    Property and construction lawyers have enjoyed a year of strong workflows across the board, but the hotspots are undoubtedly Auckland and Christchurch.

  • Lawyer to repay $454,000 by Hannah Norton

    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’.

  • High Court appoints two by Hannah Norton

    Two New Zealand lawyers have been appointed as new Judges of the High Court.

  • Right-to-die debate for Parliament by Hannah Norton

    The right-to-die discussion is one for Parliament, not the courts, according to Justice Collins’ judgement in Seales v Attorney-General.

  • Breaking news: Wellington lawyer dies hours after receiving judgement by Hannah Norton

    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.