One lawyer has swapped the “addictive” buzz of pulling all-nighters to do IPOs for big firms - and the busyness of an in-house counsel role - to become special counsel at a boutique NZ firm, and she’s never been happier.
Asian New Zealand lawyers are not being faced with the ‘bamboo ceiling’ purportedly in Australia, the HR director of one of NZ’s biggest firms says.
One of New Zealand’s largest firms has revealed it is increasing the numbers of law graduates it hires this year.
A major NZ firm is representing a billion-dollar US private equity business in its investment in a local company.
Increasing Chinese investment in New Zealand has presented significant opportunities, but language barriers have highlighted the lack of Chinese-speaking lawyers in local firms.
A leading New Zealand firm has added a partner and appointed three new senior associates in predicted growth areas for 2015.