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  • Australasian award for Claudia King

    31 August 2017

    New Plymouth-based Claudia King of Automio was the sole New Zealand award winner at the LexisNexis and Janders Dean 2017…

  • Judge Doherty appointed IPCA chairperson

    31 August 2017

    District Court Judge Colin Doherty has been appointed chairperson of the Independent Police Conduct Authority (IPCA), Associate Justice Minister Mark…

  • Promotions at Burton Partners

    29 August 2017

    Nick Lovegrove has been appointed Partner.Nick Lovegrove Nick was admitted in June 2005 after graduating from the University of Otago.He…

  • Acting Employment Court Judge appointed

    24 August 2017

    A New Zealand Gazette notice states that Mark Eversfield Perkins has been appointed an Acting Judge of the Employment Court.The…

  • Paul Majurey reappointed to Te Papa board

    24 August 2017

    Auckland lawyer Paul Majurey has been reappointed to the board of Te Papa for a further one-year term from 1…

  • New Barrister joins Eldon Chambers

    24 August 2017

    Sarah Wroe has started as a barrister sole at Auckland’s Eldon Chambers.With over 16 years’ experience as a litigator, including…

  • Rainey Collins Lawyers appointments

    24 August 2017

    Rainey Collins Lawyers has announced three appointments and promotions.Kirsten Ferguson. Kirsten Ferguson has returned to the firm as a senior…

  • Damian Smith now associate at Maude & Miller

    23 August 2017

    Maude & Miller has promoted Damian Smith to associate.Damian was admitted as a barrister and solicitor in September 1995.He joined…

  • New chair of Family Law section

    17 August 2017

    An Auckland barrister and mediator has been appointed as the new chair of the Family Law Section for the New…

  • Sharon Chandra promoted to Senior Associate

    17 August 2017

    Auckland firm Turner Hopkins has promoted Sharon Chandra to senior associate.Sharon graduated LLB from Otago Unversity in 2010 and was…

  • Buddle Findlay makes appointments

    17 August 2017

    Buddle Findlay has appointed four staff to senior associate and senior solicitor roles. Sarah McEwan. Sarah McEwan has been appointed…

  • Retention of "The Honourable" approved

    17 August 2017

    Former High Court Justice Hon John Gerard Fogarty, whose retirement sitting was held in the Christchurch High Court on 11…

  • AMINZ Council appointments

    17 August 2017

    The Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand (AMINZ) has confirmed the election results for two positions on its ruling…

  • Susanne Ruthven joins Ministry for Pacific Peoples

    17 August 2017

    Susanne Ruthven has joined the Ministry for Pacific Peoples as Chief Legal Counsel.Before joining the ministry she was a barrister…

  • Promotion at BSA Law

    17 August 2017

    Greg Smith has been promoted to the partnership at BSA Law. Greg SmithHe joined the firm in May 2011 following…

Last updated on the 22nd November 2018