Simpson Grierson news

  • Filing across the Tasman by Hannah Norton

    The rugby field isn’t the only place of intense trans-Tasman competition: New Zealand firms are competing head-to-head with their Aussie counterparts when it comes to IP filing across the ditch, and vice versa. Hannah Norton reports

  • Classroom or coalface: where’s best for grads? by Hannah Norton

    Top tier NZ firms appear divided on whether professional legal education is best taught in a classroom or at the ‘coal-face’.

  • Pro bono ‘part and parcel’ of being a lawyer by Hannah Norton

    With a top tier firm celebrating a 10 year relationship with a well-known NZ charity, a partner chats to NZLawyer about why your firm should be doing pro bono work.

  • Deals round up: Firms advise on $89m acquisition, $62m purchase by Hannah Norton

    A top tier firm has advised on an $89m deal that saw a power company acquire 80% of a wine business.

  • Time not a healer for diversity issues by

    Simpson Grierson's Human Resources Director Jo Copeland explains why diversity is high on the firm's agenda. She explains what firms can do to ensure their employees are a reflection of New Zealand's multicultural and diverse society.

  • Top-tier firms still want top marks from candidates by Hannah Norton

    A new survey observes NZ’s top-tier firms are still demanding top-level marks from candidates, but sources say they are starting to look for more “well-rounded” graduates.