The Centre’s Aotearoa’s Future Courts Project is the first in New Zealand to look at the potential impact of the international trend of online courts. It will compare how lay people and lawyers describe disputes by asking them to conduct mock client interviews and file claims in a mock online court (which is based on […]
The Ministry of Justice said that it has made changes to the website to make it easier for jurors to find information they need. Jurors are now also able to accept summons online, enabling easier response and the ability to email jurors relevant information. The ministry has also started using historical data to predict how […]
Last year, Chen was found guilty by the High Court for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme. He was convicted of nine charges of “obtaining by deception” under the Crimes Act – two of which were representative charges – as well one representative charge of “corruptly giving consideration to an agent” under the Secret […]
Among the questions on legal procedure which have emerged after the Christchurch mosque attacks is whether the man accused should serve his sentence if convicted in New Zealand or in his native Australia.
Simpson Grierson said that she has led legal teams on most of the largest infrastructure projects in New Zealand, which include Auckland’s City Rail Link, the AC36 America’s Cup base, the Transmission Gully and Puhoi to Warkworth roading projects, and Transpower’s $2bn grid-upgrade project.
This month in law, there’s been tragedy as well as breaking news to shape New Zealand’s legislative future. We’ll go through some of the biggest legislation changes for the month, as well as recent updates to employment law, as well as some recent breaking news of laws that have been broken! Let’s dive in. Ban […]
From early April 2019 the embossed Coat of Arms seal, placed on the bottom of the certificate will be replaced by the Coat of Arms, printed in black ink.
A four-member moot team from the University of Auckland Law School has made history in Paris, besting teams from 65 other universities around the world to notch New Zealand’s first-ever win of the world’s largest international commercial mediation competition.
The survey was carried out by the Australasian Legal Practice Management Association (ALPMA) and legal recruitment firm McLeod Duminy. The surveyed firms had 2,741 staff working in over 40 positions. Results may be purchased by non-ALPMA members for NZ$2,200.
Kathryn Beck, New Zealand Law Society president, said in an open letter to lawyers that the legal profession as a community “share a sense of horror and disbelief” at the terrorist attack.