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Corporate Lawyer Joins Russell McVeagh As Wellington-Based Partner

Russell McVeagh announced today that Catherine Shirley-Brown has joined its national Corporate team as the firm’s newest partner, based in Wellington. Cath has previously worked at Russell McVeagh, and her appointment to partner at the firm follows experience as partner at another New Zealand law firm and six years as a partner at leading international firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, based […]

Commerce Commission issues warning to Hong Kong based electronics retailer

Online electronics retailer BXT International Limited and its related companies (together known as Becextech) have been warned by the Commerce Commission for conduct that the Commission considers has likely breached the Fair Trading Act.  The warning follows a Commission investigation into the Hong Kong based company which sells electronic goods such as mobile phones, computers, […]

Seven Important, Post-Pandemic Social Media Tips For Law Firms

Former Business Development manager for major law firms, Ben Paul continues his series on developing business for firms in the post-Pandemic environment Ben Paul* Any very successful lawyers and partners within law firms have built very successful practices using traditional networking lessons. Like a great many traditional business practices in the last few months, this […]

NZ Law Firms Cut Graduate Programmes and Law Jobs Amid Pandemic Panic

Law firms have faced challenges over their graduate programmes amid the COVID-19 crisis with some firms either cutting their programmes or moving more of them online. Major law firms have also withdrawn jobs from the market. A senior recruiter told LawFuel that many larger law firms have placed their graduate recruitment programmes on hold for […]

What’s the Future of Contact Tracing in New Zealand – The Privacy Implications

Karen Ngan, Simpson Grierson – “Contact tracing” is one of the phrases Covid-19 has introduced into our everyday vernacular and even our legislation. Most New Zealand businesses, including retail stores, malls, cafes, cinemas and gyms, are now able to operate if they comply with public health guidelines, including the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Level […]

DLA Piper NZ Cuts Partner Drawings and Pay, But Avoids Redundancies

DLA Piper’s New Zealand office has cut partner drawings and staff pay by up to 30 percent but avoided making redundancies, as the firm joins others in its battle to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. As LawFuel recently reported on moves by global law firms to cut drawings and pay during the ‘coronapocalypse’, the moves […]

Bob Jones On The Inane Dictates Of The Lockdown & The Worse Crisis To Come

Bob Jones – The NZ Herald recently highlighted the suicide of a young self-employed butcher who saw his life’s work go down the drain by the utterly insane edict that meat could only be purchased at supermarkets. The farcical rule was subsequently wiped but here’s the question. Who made up all of these unnecessary and often mind-blowingly […]

NZ Bar Association- A much-needed win for “Ahui ki te Ture, Access to Justice”

The 2020 Budget delivers Pro Bono Clearing House funding The New Zealand Bar Association is delighted that, in amongst the unique aspects of this 2020 Budget, there is a much smaller line item that is still a significant milestone for access to justice. The Government has, for the first time, delivered funding allocated for the […]

Former Judge Asks – ‘What Price Liberty & The Virus?’

Tony Willy* In the long march of British history Britains have enjoyed, at least since Magna Carta, certain inalienable liberties and freedoms. These have been exported around the world to wherever English came to be spoken, and so it remains today. In the era these rights came to be established such notions were unique. Peoples […]