Russell McVeagh news

  • Opinion: The design of capital gains taxes by NZ Lawyer

    There has been much debate about introducing a capital gains tax in New Zealand, but far less about what shape it would take if it were adopted. Michael Littlewood, professor at University of Auckland Law School, explores the issue

  • New Zealand’s biggest law firms by NZ Lawyer

    NZ Lawyer’s latest magazine edition 6.2 is hot off the press and features an investigation into New Zealand’s biggest law firms by lawyer count. Today we bring you a sneak preview of the results

  • James Hosking: The Accidental Arbitrator by NZ Lawyer

    He’s led billion-dollar cases, launched a Manhattan-based practice and worked with Guantánamo Bay detainees, but arbitrator James Hosking’s humble view is that his extraordinary rise to the top has been “accidental”. Sarah Megginson reports

  • Webb Henderson advises IAG on A$1.8b acquisition by Sophie Schroder

    Webb Henderson has advised IAG New Zealand on its acquisition of Lumley Insurance: The significant transaction, worth almost A$2 billion, was just completed on Monday

  • Young lawyers debate global tax policy with IMF deputy director by NZ Lawyer

    The IMF’s fiscal affairs department deputy director, Michael Keen, met with eight young lawyers to debate global tax policy on a recent trip to New Zealand

  • Hot List: Rachael Brown, Bell Gully by NZ Lawyer

    Bell Gully partner, Rachael Brown, has been instrumental in organising the secondment of many of the firm's junior staff to community law centres around Wellington and Hutt Valley