New Zealand Law Society news

  • In-house organisation embraces new identity by Hannah Norton

    A change in the way a section of NZ lawyers is referred to meant a name change for the association was in order.

  • Prominent QC loses battle with cancer by Hannah Norton

    A New Zealand law legend has died.

  • Combatting depression in NZ law firms by Hannah Norton

    Having a wellness plan in place to combat health issues such depression is not only part of being decent human beings, but it makes good business sense for law firms, the chair of one NZ firm says.

  • In-house trumps firms on female leadership by Hannah Norton

    New Zealand and Australia’s in-house legal profession is strides ahead of private practice when it comes to women in leadership roles, a new study reveals.

  • Morning Briefing: NZ lawyer suspended for six months by John Maguire

    A Christchurch lawyer has been suspended from practice as both a barrister and a solicitor for six months... Partners are not “sufficiently busy” says report... Asia-Pac drives M&A activity increase in high growth markets… New global energy heads at HSF… Clayton Utz honoured by Australian Red Cross… Hong Kong chief justice sees challenge in public confidence…

  • Previously struck-off NZ lawyer removes himself from roll by John Maguire

    An infamous New Zealand lawyer who attracted a raft of complaints – including one from a judge – has removed himself from the roll of barristers and solicitors.