Making a difference in people's lives
People are radically changing the direction of their lives, thanks to the work that they, the Special Circumstances Court and various community agencies are doing.
From the Law Society
Our Profession, Our People
People at the centre
Newly appointed Solicitor-General Una Jagose.
A practical guide to the delicate matter of lawyer peer reviews
A peer review process is a feedback loop in which a group regulates itself by taking an intentionally objective look at itself individually and collectively.
Do your money-making decisions make sense or do your emotions get the better of you?
You would expect lawyers to be rational thinkers, with critical thinking at the core of their legal occupations. However, on a personal level, lawyers are not immune to emotion and behavioural biases in their decision-making.
The Trustees Handbook: Checklists and Precedents for Trustees (4th edition)
Return Canterbury regional government to full democracy
The Diary of Anne Frank — Claims of joint authorship and their impact on the duration of copyright
Many in Europe expected that copyright in The Diary of Anne Frank would expire at the end of this month.
Adoption law change for same-sex de facto couples
The case of
Re Pierney and Hsiehhas been called an “historic” and “ground-breaking” judgment, by interpreting the word “spouse” in the Adoption Act 1955 to include same-sex de facto couples for joint adoption application purposes.
Appointment of liquidator by shareholders
A company may be placed into liquidation by passing of a special resolution of its shareholders.
Letters to the Editor
Lawyers Complaints Service: Interim suspension
Lawyers Complaints Service: Censure for substandard court case conduct
Last updated on the 25th February 2016