“The adversarial lawyer goes out the window. How it works is that a defendant will apply for a position on the AODTC. Lawyers will make submissions to the court as to why that person should be accepted. It’s very thorough, covering all aspects of the person’s life, recommending as to whether the person would be […]
Thirteen experienced judges are to continue their service as acting judges in the Employment Court and the District Court, the government announced via the New Zealand Gazette.
An initial meeting took place on Monday to discuss the resumption of negotiations. “There is a common desire to prepare sufficiently for our upcoming mediation meeting to give it the best chance of success,” the PSA says.
The lecture, which will begin at 5:30pm, will focus on equality jurisprudence in Canada and equality rights guaranteed in the Canadian Constitution. It also includes a review of section 15 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, which has played an important role in Canadian equality jurisprudence and has led to the achievement of substantive […]
“As experienced practitioners in their fields, David and Ran fit our strategy to attract quality talent to further strengthen our expertise and enhance our high-performance culture,” said Martin Wiseman, DLA Piper’s New Zealand country managing partner. “Their appointments complement DLA Piper’s vast international pool of capability in both areas of law.”
People who want to make a submission to the Independent Panel looking at the reforms to the family justice system need to get their submission in by Friday 9 November. .“We want to encourage as many people and organisations as possible to share their experiences and views of the Family Court and the out-of-court services […]
Earlier in the year, Little asked the Law Commission for a briefing on how to best ensure that the country’s laws are consistent with treating abortion as a health issue. The justice minister specifically asked the Law Commission for advice on how to calibrate a health approach to abortion within the country’s existing legal framework.
“Karen is a talented lawyer with expertise in cross-border real estate deals, which fits nicely with our firm’s international reach and connection to the MinterEllison legal group,” said Andrew Poole, MinterEllisonRuddWatts chief executive.
The research has been published by Carly Lightowlers as “Drunk and Doubly Deviant? The Role of Gender and Intoxication in Sentencing Assault Offences” in the British Journal of Criminology. It drew on data generated from Britain’s Crown Court Sentencing Survey, which looked at over 30,000 cases heard between the second quarter of 2012 and the […]
Emma Tonkin is joining the firm on Monday as a special counsel, the firm has confirmed to NZ Lawyer. She was most recently a senior associate at Kensington Swan, where she moved to after a stint as managing associate at Addleshaw Goddard in London.