UK firm takes massive strides in supporting parent lawyers

UK firm Irwin Mitchell has taken massive strides in supporting its lawyers who are parents. The firm announced amendments to its family leave policies last week in line with its new “responsible business” measures. Among the changes are the doubling of paternity leave allocation and the introduction of flexible parental leave options.

Murali Baddula: Innovation Lead at Law In Order

LawFest organiser Andrew King continues a series of interviews with key legal professionals with their innovation and technology stories.   Prior to this role, I worked as Vice President of eDiscovery and Head of eDiscovery at Law In Order, assisting legal departments by offering technical solutions and workflows. Before joining Law In Order, I worked […]

Japanese drinks giant absorbs Auckland coffee brand with Bell Gully’s help

“Asahi Beverages and Allpress are a great fit. We’ve been impressed by their premium branding, commitment to flavour, quality customer service and track record of growth – attributes that Asahi Beverages shares,” Asahi Beverages Group CEO Robert Iervasi said in a 30 April press release. “Today’s announcement highlights Asahi Beverages’ long-term commitment to the ANZ […]

Leveraging the strength of the Government Legal Network

The largest collection of in-house lawyers in the country sits within the public service, presenting considerable opportunities when it comes to working together. Under the leadership of Una Jagose QC, the Solicitor-General, the Government Legal Network (GLN) offers a shared pathway of legal expertise, professional development and service to the Crown and New Zealanders.