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  • Tax reform proposal wins lawyer award

    8 November 2017

    In-house Treasury lawyer Matt Woolley was co-winner of a Tax Policy Scholarship Charitable Trust competition which invited tax professionals aged…

  • Larna Jensen-McCloy appointed to Webb Farry partnership

    8 November 2017

    Larna Jensen-McCloy has been promoted to partner at Dunedin firm Webb Farry.Larna is a litigator with particular experience in complex…

  • Ros Webby now Dundas Street partner

    8 November 2017

    Ros Webby has been promoted to partner at Wellington employment law firm Dundas Street after joining the firm at its…

  • Janine Stewart wins Resene Women in Property Award

    8 November 2017

    Janine Stewart, a partner at MinterEllisonRuddWatts has won the Auckland Resene Women in Property Award at the second annual Auckland…

  • New Adderley Head partner

    7 November 2017

    Resource management specialist Juliette Derry has joined the partnership at Adderley Head in Christchurch. Juliette Derry.Juliette graduated from the University…

  • Myriam Mitchell joins Copeland Ashcroft Law

    7 November 2017

    Myriam Mitchell has joined the Hastings office of Copeland Ashcroft Law as a senior associate.She specialises in employment and health…

  • New solicitors at Wynn Williams

    2 November 2017

    Wynn Williams has promoted two staff to Solicitor.Courtney Holmes was admitted as a barrister and solicitor in October 2017 and…

  • Honorary LLD for Governor-General

    1 November 2017

    The Governor-General, Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy, will receive an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws at Victoria University of…

  • New RMLA officers appointed

    30 October 2017

    Woodward Street Chambers barrister James Gardner-Hopkins has become President of the Resource Management Law Association (RMLA).Admitted in January 2002, he…

  • DG Law Ltd appoints new director

    26 October 2017

    Auckland firm DG Law Ltd has appointed Kelly McCullough as a director.Kelly was admitted as a barrister and solicitor in…

  • Lawyer new Takeovers Panel Chief Executive

    26 October 2017

    Andrew Hudson has been appointed Chief Executive of the Takeovers Panel, effective from 26 October 2017.Mr Hudson has been the…

  • Karen Stevens to chair INFO Network

    19 October 2017

    New Zealand's Insurance and Financial Services Ombudsman, Karen Stevens, has been elected Chair of the International Network of Financial Services…

  • Euromoney Asia Women in Business Law Award NZ nominees

    18 October 2017

    A number of New Zealand law firms are among the nominees shortlisted in the Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women…

  • Veronica Cress joins Chen Palmer Partners

    18 October 2017

    Veronica Cress has joined Chen Palmer Partners as special counsel.She has 20 years’ litigation experience in New Zealand and the…

  • Changes at Young Hunter

    17 October 2017

    Christchurch firm Young Hunter has promoted Karen Welsford to special counsel. Karen Welsford. Karen first joined the firm in 2004…

Last updated on the 22nd November 2018