The duo boosts the firm’s partnership to 22
While fewer people are getting sentenced, prison terms have been lengthening over the last decade
The firm has elevated five lawyers, who all come from different teams
The complex deal not only set a record in Southeast Asia, it was also a first in various jurisdictions
Barney Cumberland, partner at Simpson Grierson, speaks with NZ Lawyer about his stress management strategies and how he came to work in the law.
Some firms in Australasia may be at risk of collapsing as highly dynamic market forces combined with the inability to change leave businesses exposed.
A prominent NZ lawyer will continue to make a contribution to New Zealand’s legal practice and society this year in two ways.
In June 2014, Associated Press announced plans to use automation technology to produce stories about earnings reports. Now, it seems robots will be taking on the legal profession too.
A recent case highlights that New Zealand’s courts may be willing to pierce the ‘corporate veil’ of ownership in pursuit of parent companies.
Male-dominated law firms will need to adjust their approach to legal service if they are to win over and meet the needs of female in-house clients.