“The Law Society is liaising with the Department of Internal Affairs, but so far has not received firm guidance from the department in relation to the interpretation of that issue,” the organisation said.
The term surrogacy refers to a conception technique where a female carries a baby for another couple who will then become the parents of the child after the child is born. Surrogacy is often used when a female is unable to carry a child as there is some issue related to her uterus. Surrogacy comes […]
“I think it is important to have a diverse range of people attend the conference because overcoming the challenges will require the whole profession to change, not just one half of the lawyers in it,” she says.
Whenever you work your main focus is usually the terms and conditions of your employment. We automatically focus on the pay and perks that a job brings. We may even look at the number of holidays than we are entitled to but there are many aspects of holidays that you may not be aware of. […]
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 […]
Because of recent revelations, the New Zealand legal profession is currently focused on harassment and bullying. Stephanie Grieve thinks a main aim for the industry must be change that inspires younger generations to still want to join.
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 […]
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 […]
With 2017 behind us we look ahead to 2018 and what legal trends we are to see this year. Below you can see some of the areas (general and tech related) that are trending which you can take advantage of and also areas that you need to be aware of: GENERAL TRENDS Cybersecurity In recent […]
Summer holidays are an important part of our lives. They come at the best time of the year, so many of us want to put the most effort into planning our summer holiday. No matter what part of the world we live in, we often want to get away, turn off the work mobile, and […]