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From Rich List To Jail List For Eric Watson

The bitter legal battle between Owen Glenn and Eric Watson has resulted in a four month prison term for Watson after he was sentenced to four months’ jail for contempt of court for withholding information from the philanthropist magnate. The prominent businessman was handed the immediate prison sentence by a High Court judge in London. […]

Is It Just As Well Judith Collins Is Hanging On To Her Practising Certificate?

The nightmare election result for the National Party may have been anticipated by leader Judith Collins, who told a group of Hamilton lawyers last week that she was holding on to her practising certificate as something to fall back on. Her question now may be whether fallback time has come. Asked why she retained her […]

Taranki Law Firm Merger To Create 55-Staff Firm

Two of New Plymouth’s oldest law firms are to merge next year, involviong over 50 staff between them. RMY Legal, which has five partners, is to merge with Billings Lawyers, a four partner/director firm, are to merge next April a joint statement from the firms announced. “We both share similar values and have highly experienced […]

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Law Marketing & How To Use the Rainmaking Cycle to Become a Rainmaker   Lindsay Griffiths* – In many different blogs and Rainmaking Recommendations, I have said – repeatedly, that Rainmaking is about 3 things: Creating visibility and becoming known as an authority in the field of law that you practice – this is known […]

Smoking-gun email reveals how Hunter Biden introduced Ukrainian businessman to VP dad

Judiciary Committee, House of Representatives – Hunter Biden introduced his father, then-Vice President Joe Biden, to a top executive at a Ukrainian energy firm less than a year before the elder Biden pressured government officials in Ukraine into firing a prosecutor who was investigating the company, according to emails obtained by The Post. The never-before-revealed meeting is […]

Socialists . . And The Need to Explain ‘Socialism’

Bob Jones – The meaning of the word “socialism” is not in dispute. The Oxford dictionary describes it as, “A political and economic theory of social organisation which advocates that the community as a whole should own and control the means of production, capital and property. Also, a transitionary social state between the overthrow of […]

Maori King’s Former Assistant Sentenced to Home Detention for Fraud

A former assistant of the Māori King has been sentenced to 12 months’ home detention and 300 hours of community work. He was also ordered to make full reparation for stealing approximately $111,000 of charitable funds and lying to the Serious Fraud Office. Te Rangihiroa Whakaruru (57) committed the offences while he was employed by […]