“The rising number of reports we are seeing demonstrates the growing level of trust for CERT NZ as a central front door for cyber security issues,” says CERT NZ Director Rob Pope. “But the volume of incident reports is only one aspect of the work we do, and this quarter CERT NZ is pleased to […]
As the next step of the awards process, all finalists are invited to complete a submission for an independent panel of judges selected from across the industry. Winners of the 2018 New Zealand Law Awards will be announced at a black-tie awards ceremony on Thursday 15 November at The Cordis, Auckland.
One of the most recent law firms to commit to the principles of the Charter is Kahui Legal which was established in 2003, it says, to provide legal services that advance the Māori economy and the future wellbeing of Māori.
Employment law is really, really complicated. So much so, that employment lawyers actually exist to help employees and employers work through what the law is, how it is typically interpreted, and even represent employees in court if things get very serious. To make things even more complicated, your rights as an employee change depending on […]
At the NZ Lawyer In-House Legal Summit Hayley Cassidy, general counsel and company secretary at Nikko Asset Management, will run through the strategies and approaches that work to ensure success in such an undertaking.
Louise Unger is now leading the NewLaw firm’s legal services team firm in the country. She moved from Bank of New Zealand, where she was last the head of operational risk and compliance. In her 12 years at the financial institution, she was also head of legal for its retail operations.
Typically, a law firm will be contacted with the scammer purporting to be buying a home and considering the firm for their conveyancing. After several emails have been exchanged the scammers then send “important documents” which require the lawyer’s email address and password to be unlocked; the scammer then has access to the lawyer’s email […]
Mr Tyrrell says he was told by a barrister that “they were giving legal advice to their client in a Courthouse interview room when a police officer and at least five of his colleagues swiped themselves into the interview room and locked him up over the numerous objections of counsel. They also advised, somewhat concerningly, […]
The report contains a collection of 10 essays by lawyers, doctors, academics and District Court Judge Philip Recordon. The essays were originally prepared for a series of seminars and workshops on the legal safeguards and ethical issues around the care of elderly and psycho-geriatric patients in New Zealand. Each paper represents the view of its […]
The law firm surveyed members of the construction industry to examine the risks that are driving construction disputes in the country. A majority of the respondents (61%) to the “Getting it right from the ground up” study said that disputes in the sector have generally increased in the last two years.