Two top tier NZ firms have committed to sending their graduates away for 13 weeks.
Property and construction lawyers have enjoyed a year of strong workflows across the board, but the hotspots are undoubtedly Auckland and Christchurch.
A former partner of a top tier NZ firm acknowledged as an ‘innocent investor’ in a Ponzi scheme has been ordered to repay nearly half a million dollars in ‘fictitious gains’.
A new survey observes NZ’s top-tier firms are still demanding top-level marks from candidates, but sources say they are starting to look for more “well-rounded” graduates.
Two lawyers formerly of a top-tier firm – one of whom was partner for around 30 years – have started their own firm.
The looming threat of funding cuts has dissipated in time for the release of the new and improved Community Law Manual.