The $190m deal continues the French company’s consolidation of its industry
The new special counsel heads the firm’s Asia practice
The New Zealand Law Society guides practices considering opening trust account
The combined firm will have more than 1,150 staff
The lawyer, a trained Trust Account Supervisor, had his client deposit money to his personal account.
The Pacific Business Trust (PBT) has appointed Kim Tuaine, who has more than 13 years’ experience as a specialist Australian migration lawyer, as its Chief Executive Officer.
The reforms were supposed to give parents more options outside of costly court proceedings but they have been criticised for creating new problems.
The lawyer, whose law partnership was dissolved in February, wore military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems.
After the judge lambasted Facebook and BigLaw firm Kirkland & Ellis, some urge giving junior lawyers more court experience.
The New Zealand Law Society has raised concerns about the definition of "legal profession" and the timeframe for firms to comply with the Act.