Commercial law: It's no laughing matter...or is it?
Mediaworks' legal counsel, commercial, James Elliott, has made a career out of combining his two unlikely passions: commercial law and stand-up comedy
Five minutes with...Polly Pope, Russell McVeagh
Polly Pope is a partner in Russell McVeagh's litigation team. She talks to NZ Lawyer about the best advice she's ever been given, swimming in the pool at the Beehive - and her favourite place to head for after-work drinks...
Junior lawyers outshone by computer programs?
A recent Bloomberg article lists "junior lawyer" as one of the most likely job titles to be replaced by computer programs over the next several years - but Russell McVeagh partner, Polly Pope, says the reality is far more complex
Webb Henderson announces Auckland partnership promotion
Multinational firm Webb Henderson has announced two promotions in its Auckland office, including that of a former Linklaters and Russell McVeagh lawyer to the partnership
Second annual New Zealand eDiscovery conference scheduled for March 19th
The challenges associated in managing the exponential growth of electronic information makes the eDiscovery process an unavoidable part of any litigation or investigation. E-Discovery and EY have teamed up to present the second Annual New Zealand eDiscovery Conference on March 19th
Where to sue?
The High Court's recent decision in The Hibernian Catholic Benefit Society v Hagai has added to the vexed question of the respective jurisdictions of the High Court and the Employment Relations Authority. Russell McVeagh senior associate, Kylie Dunn, investigates