Speaking my language
Increasing Chinese investment in New Zealand has presented significant opportunities, but language barriers have highlighted the lack of Chinese-speaking lawyers in local firms.
Firm boosts talent in predicted growth areas
A leading New Zealand firm has added a partner and appointed three new senior associates in predicted growth areas for 2015.
A good sport
The World Anti-Doping Agency’s director general, David Howman, talks to NZ Lawyer about the pursuit of fair and drug-free sport, and his former career as a lawyer and barrister in New Zealand.
Five minutes with… Barney Cumberland
Barney Cumberland, partner at Simpson Grierson, speaks with NZ Lawyer about his stress management strategies and how he came to work in the law.
Five minutes with…Sarah Scott, Simpson Grierson
Simpson Grierson senior associate Sarah Scott was a Young Private Practice Lawyer of the Year finalist at the recent NZ Law Awards. She tells us about being a skier, and why she loves her job
Behind the scenes of NZ’s Deal of the Year
The firms with a hand in what’s been deemed the country’s top deal of 2014 give us a behind-the-scenes look at the challenges and quirks of such a complex piece of legal work