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 […]
New Zealand’s legal sector is upbeat about revenue growth in the next financial year, a benchmarking survey of the country’s law firms has found.
Peter James Morahan, a lawyer from Lower Hutt, will be suspended from practice as a barrister and solicitor from 4 December because of his misconduct.
The Commerce Commission has issued a ‘stop now’ letter to Aero Fire (NZ) Sales & Service Ltd (Aero Fire), over business practices which the Commission considers may be harmful to consumers. Aero Fire operates mainly in Auckland and Hamilton, and charges customers to service, test, refill and recharge fire extinguishers.
WorkSafe completed 417 investigations in response to serious health and safety breaches in the year to 30 June 2017, the agency says in its annual report. It initiated 73 prosecutions and completed 66 of these, with 88% being successful.
The exemption for financial robo-advice, now called digital advice, is necessary for New Zealand to catch up to other developed economies that have been more keen to embrace technology in the area, a top law firm says.
David von Dadelszen left New Zealand in 2004 to pursue a legal career in London before moving into legal recruiting in 2006. He’s now an associate director at Jameson Legal, which helps legal professionals find opportunities all around the world.
On 24 October 2017, international offshore law firm Appleby confirmed it was the victim of a cyber “security incident” in 2016. The firm, along with trust company Asiaciti and 19 other registries, working in what are known as “secrecy jurisdictions” (commonly interchanged with the term “tax haven”), had a combined total of 13.4 million files […]
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 […]
New Zealand taxpayers are being advised by the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) to voluntarily come forward if they have exposure to the law firm Appleby, which is currently at the centre of the “Paradise Papers” scandal.