Managing partner resigns for banking role
The managing partner of a top tier firm has resigned to take up a senior leadership role at one of the country’s biggest banks.
Billion-dollar M&A deals
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity has been “healthy” so far this year, with a number of multi-jurisdictional billion-dollar deals, NZ firms say.
Combatting depression in NZ law firms
Having a wellness plan in place to combat health issues such depression is not only part of being decent human beings, but it makes good business sense for law firms, the chair of one NZ firm says.
Kiwi firm meets major merger milestone
The chair of a NZ trailblazer that became the first ‘mega’ firm 30 years ago and marked a 'new era' for law firms, speaks to NZ Lawyer about the dynamics of mergers
Law firm takes home prestigious supreme business award
A Kiwi law firm has been announced as the supreme winner of major business awards. Its chair tells NZ Lawyer about a radical shift that has helped propel the firm’s success
Hot List lawyer: How a two year secondment turned into 11
Minter Ellison Rudd Watts partner and NZ Lawyer Hot Lister Neil Millar was once involved in a football club takeover offer gone wrong when the club lost right in the middle of the deal and the clients ended up in tears