The New Zealand Police have apologised to journalist Nicky Hager for multiple breaches of his rights during a raid and subsequent breaches of privilege and obtaining private information from third parties.
Bullying is the use of external force, threat, intimidation or coercing someone into doing things they aren’t willing to do in an aggressive manner which becomes habitual and repetitive. Bullying over the years has been attributed to behaviours of domination caused by the imbalance of social and physical power. There is always the ‘bully’ and […]
If you have approached the right lawyer you will save yourself a great deal of stress where legal matters are concerned. A lawyer is able to mediate any disputes, look over legal documents, provide legal advice, represent you in a lawsuit and negotiate outside of court. It’s clear to see why having the right lawyer […]
Sweeping reforms to the family justice system that were made by the previous National led Government are to be reviewed.
A New Zealand survey by the Australasian Legal Practice Management Association (ALPMA) and McLeod Duminy has found that 50% of the responding law firms expect to be offering pay rises above the rate of CPI in 2018.
Gilbert+Tobin has launched a new online platform to advise and inform clients and lawyers digital technology.
Talk of unions often sends employees flying in one direction or another of the proverbial union line in the sand. The controversial topic is usually only one held by traditional unionised workforces, like labour or health care, but remains prevalent when it comes to employment law in NZ or other countries that have a strong […]
The State Services Commission has announced it will investigate whether a government agency and one of its contractors may have breached the State Services Standards of Integrity and Conduct.
Keeping up to date with employment law is really difficult, plain and simple. It doesn’t matter who you are or what training you have, (unless you happen to be a lawyer who specialises in employment law, in which case you already know what you’re doing, so feel free to move on!). What you need to […]
By being a small business, you’re automatically probably a bit strapped for cash. You’re growing, maybe trying to feel out where your niche is, and it can be really hard to even start thinking about needing a lawyer. You might think that you can just take some business law courses and you’ll be sorted. While […]