NZ law firms lack diversity programmes
A study shows a vast number of NZ firms lack a diversity programme, while one of the country’s most high profile lawyers announces the launch of a nationwide superdiversity stocktake.
NZ firms face succession crisis
With younger lawyers not tolerating long pay-ins to equity partnerships and some equity partners avoiding retiring at 65 the future of some NZ law firms is looking stark, according to a law firm planning specialist.
Two lawyers, one job
Two well-known New Zealand female partners discuss one way of keeping women in the workforce.
Prominent lawyer’s board appointment
A high-profile New Zealand lawyer says it’s ‘an amazing opportunity’ to be appointed to the board of one of the country’s largest banks.
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.
Contribution the key, as local leader makes her mark
A prominent NZ lawyer will continue to make a contribution to New Zealand’s legal practice and society this year in two ways.