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‘Loophole Lawyer’ Who Assisted Form Al Jazeera Journalist To Re-Enter New Zealand Named Lawyer of the Year

'Loophole Lawyer' Who Assisted Form Al Jazeera Journalist To Re-Enter New Zealand Named Lawyer of the Year 1

The lawyer who obtained entry into New Zealand of former Al Jazeera journalist Charlotte Bellis is the New Zealand Lawyer of the Year. Tudor Clee fought New Zealand’s ‘lottery’ MIQ system on behalf of Bellis and other pregnant women and New Zealanders who were exclude from re-entering their home country by the Government’s quarantinesystem. Bellis …

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The Big Law Bonus Season Hots Up, But Small Firms Are Outpacing Their Big Law Competitors

The Big Law Bonus Season Hots Up, But Small Firms Are Outpacing Their Big Law Competitors 3

The Big Law bonuses continue and legal blog AbovetheLaw have updated their Big Law bonuses showing some interesting features, showing the ‘follow-the-leader’ nature of bonus payments, with the vast majority of the big firms paying $115,000 for the 2015 class but with the smaller boutique firms often outpacing their Big Law rivals in terms of …

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KPMG Legal Snap Up Asian Law Firm Network To Increase Legal Reach

KPMG Legal Snap Up Asian Law Firm Network To Increase Legal Reach 6

The deal shows the continued intrusion in the legal services market of the Big Four Accountancy and Consultancy practices KPMG’s legal operation has extended in Asia with the addition of 275 lawyers in 77 jurisdictions, increasing the impact of the firm’s legal services as well as the impact of the Big Four Accounting Giant’s moves …

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Gender Inequality in the Law Continues As Australian Survey Illustrates

Gender Inequality in the Law Continues As Australian Survey Illustrates 7

After years attempting to advance the number of female partners in Australian law firms, the current numbers show they have slumped for the country’s largest, 50 law firms. The Australian Financial Review Law Partnership survey shows that of the 352 partners in the top tier firms only 40.9 per cent in the promotion round are …

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Has The Big Law Bonus Boom Ended, As Firms Ease Up On Payments

Has The Big Law Bonus Boom Ended, As Firms Ease Up On Payments 9

The bonuses may have been big an growing in the past couple of years, but 2023 looks tougher with Big Law scaling back the bonuses as Baker McKenzie kicks off the bonus season with the first, publicly declared bonuses. Baker McKenzie has agreed to pay its US associates end-of-year bonuses of up to $115,000 depending on …

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Who Is Jack Smith The Trump Special Prosecutor?

Who Is Jack Smith The Trump Special Prosecutor? 10

The Special Prosecutor appointed to oversee the investigation into Donald Trump has a background of prosecuting ‘sensitive’ issues ranging from corruption to genocide. Now he has Donald Trump. Smith is to be in charge of supervising the criminal investigation into whether or not an individual or entity interfered with the transfer of power after the …

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