New Zealand

The 3 Waters Constitutional Ram Raid Entrenchment Invokes Legal Fears . . But Where Is Sir Geoffrey?

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The moves by the government to entrench the 3 Waters legislation has invoked serious concern from a number of top lawyers. The highly contentious legislation has aroused debate and concern across multiple groups, but the last minute move to require a super majority to revoke the legislation is something that has itself provoked concern, if …

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The 3 Key Selling Points Law Firms Need To Consider To Attract Quality Law Candidates (It’s not all about money)

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Leading legal recruiter Louise Hall-Strutt see ‘horror stories’ that turn off potential candidates for law jobs in a market where they can afford to be choosy. Salaries are not the be-all and end-all of what they are looking for, she says, but rather what the reputation is of their prospective law firm. And she outlines …

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NZ Disputes Tribunal Serves Interests of Civil Justice With New Opportunities

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The Disputes Tribunal continues to provide valuable services for those seeking civil remedies and opportunities arise for those who can provide assistances as Tribunal referees. The LawFuel Law Jobs Network currently has two roles for Disputes Tribunal referees and has advertised other roles for this important aspect to the Justice Ministry’s role proving fast and …

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Helen Townley – Merger Watchdog

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Helen Townsley is Legal Director at the Competition and Markets Authority, has overseen the CMA’s response to a number of market-significant mergers in the UK, including Veolia’s acquisition of Suez. A former solicitor with Chapman Tripp, where she worked in competition and regulatory law before moving to the UK where she worked as an associate …

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Catherine Callaghan KC – Regulatory Lawyer

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Catherine Callaghan KC took silk in 2018 and has become a leader in public and administrative law in the UK with regular instructions from government and regulatory bodies ranging from the General Medical Council to the Advertising Standards Authority.  A Victoria University Law graduate who also retains her practising certificate in New Zealand, she contributes …

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Fast Growing Aussie Law Firm Expands to New Zealand

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Fast-growing Australian law firm Hamilton Locke is expanding its operations to New Zealand, with the aim of bringing to New Zealand the benefits of “the fastest growing law firm in Australia”. The corporate law firm has set up a firm in Auckland, incorporating the boutique Auckland law firm Anderson Creagh as its cornerstone legal base. …

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