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.
Branch President Grant Tyrrell says tickets for the law dinner sold out in 15 minutes, “which is a reflection of the interest in the event and the strong sense of collegiality of the profession in the Canterbury and Westland area”.
“The intersection of New Zealand contract law with laws from other jurisdictions, as we become increasingly trade focused” is one of the biggest challenges facing the space, one lawyer wrote, saying that legal professionals are facing issues with GDPR and its flow on effect for the country’s multinationals.
The term HR (human resources) has dramatically transformed the way in which businesses interact with their employees. In time gone by the function of HR was purely administrative, but now employees have a HR department that can cover any aspect of their employment. For example, covering aspects such as pay, employee relations training, holidays and […]
“With the addition this year of new practice areas in Intellectual Property, Financial Services and Tax, we have 25 specialities where we have real in-depth expertise. Our new team members are welcome additions and serve to strengthen our capabilities whilst providing the pragmatic, marketing leading advice our clients value,” he said.
Sir Ronald takes over as head of the Board from Hon Warwick Gendall QC on 13 August 2018. Mr Gendall has served as chair of the Parole Board since 2012.
“While cyber security can sound pretty complex, or something that small businesses wouldn’t need to worry about, it all boils down to a few simple steps to keep websites safe, secure, and up-and-running,” CERT NZ Senior Incident Manager Erica Anderson says.
“As an exclusive legal supplier for the 36th America’s Cup defence, we are proud to become part of the Emirates Team New Zealand team and contribute to defending the ‘Auld Mug’ in 2021,” she added.
The FIU’s Liaison and Compliance Officer Kristen Beer says the identification of law firms is based on the entity identifying itself as a law firm – “i.e. if they have indicated another type of entity (e.g. “other”), their statistics will not be included in this number”.
In a notice posted by the New Zealand Law Society, the country’s top animal-welfare organisation has reiterated that since 1 November 2017, the country’s approximately 40 separate centres have been incorporated as a single legal entity.