Special reports

  • Auckland housing, a crisis for some, bonanza for others

    The Reserve Bank in its most recent Financial Stability Report warned that the “increasingly stretched Auckland market is at risk of a damaging correction, especially if economic conditions deteriorate. House prices now exceed nine times gross income in Auckland, placing it among the most expensive cities in the world”. But how is the situation impacting Auckland’s legal industry? Sasha Borissenko reports.

  • Centre of excellence

    New Zealand’s highly competitive capital demands the best of law firms, and as Ben Abbott finds, excellence in Wellington means being something greater than just local.

  • Strike while the iron’s hot

    Property practices in Auckland law firms are being inundated with work off the back of a booming hot real estate market.

  • Succession planning

    As many baby boomers delay retirement while the next generation of leaders knock at the partnership door, succession planning has never been more crucial for law firms.