Firms advise on landmark $1.81b deal
Two top tier firms have advised on one of the largest deals ever undertaken in New Zealand.
Police apology for mistaken raid
Police have apologised after mistakenly raiding the apartment of a former partner of two major NZ firms in search of methamphetamine.
A tale of two cities
Property and construction lawyers have enjoyed a year of strong workflows across the board, but the hotspots are undoubtedly Auckland and Christchurch.
Lawyer to repay $454,000
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’.
High Court appoints two
Two New Zealand lawyers have been appointed as new Judges of the High Court.
Right-to-die debate for Parliament
The right-to-die discussion is one for Parliament, not the courts, according to Justice Collins’ judgement in Seales v Attorney-General.