Some of New Zealand’s most prestigious legal names including a raft of top general counsel can now be announced as judges for the upcoming NZ Law Awards
The employment law landscape has been a dynamic one over the past 12 months, to say the least. NZ Lawyer caught up with some of the practice area’s top practitioners and each one told us that it’s been an incredibly busy year, what with Law and Colbert v Woodford House and Iona Boards of Trustees shaking up statutory minimum remuneration issues, and Terranova Homes and Care v Service and Food Workers Union bringing concerns around gender-based pay discrimination to a head. Here’s an overview of what’s happened, what’s happening, and a sneak peek at what’s yet to come.
A litigation expert from a big firm background has jumped ship to join a boutique New Zealand firm as a director because he sees a future in its innovative “lean” model
It’s no secret that of late Australia has been a destination of choice for international firms keen on setting up shop there… but are they about jump the ditch and trickle into New Zealand too?
Will a billion-dollar forestry deal be enough to reignite New Zealand’s M&A market? NZ Lawyer investigates.
The Australasian Women in Business Law Awards are a big deal, and this year our home grown firms were celebrated in over a dozen awards