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NZ Law Society Statement on James Gardner-Hopkins Suspension 1

NZ Law Society Statement on James Gardner-Hopkins Suspension

The New Zealand Law Society | Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa has received the independent Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal’s reserved penalty decision imposing a two-year suspension and costs of over $100,000 on James Gardner-Hopkins for …

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Employment Law: What does ‘academic freedom’ mean in practice? 4

Employment Law: What does ‘academic freedom’ mean in practice?

Why the Siouxsie Wiles and Shaun Hendy employment case matters Jack Heinemann*  Two high-profile University of Auckland academics raised important questions about academic freedom with their complaint to the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) that their employer …

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The Herald's Shamelessly Appropriated 'Power List' . . And The Missing Power Lawyers 6

The Herald’s Shamelessly Appropriated ‘Power List’ . . And The Missing Power Lawyers

The Herald’s shameless attempts to appropriate a law power list with their hastily assembled, Auckland-focused list of ‘Power Lawyers’ makes some serious omissions.  But at least they might have come up with their own list …

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New Zealand's Top Criminal Barristers . . According to NZ Herald . . And The Missing Criminal Power Lawyers 7

New Zealand’s Top Criminal Barristers . . According to NZ Herald . . And The Missing Criminal Power Lawyers

The NZ Herald has named the ‘top criminal lawyers’ in the country, with an addendum of 11 after-thought barristers who the dear old newspaper thinks might be worthy of inclusion, including outgoing NZ Law Society …

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