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  • 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…

  • DAC Beachcroft NZ joins Wotton + Kearney

    13 October 2017

    UK law firm DAC Beachcroft has transfered its New Zealand operation to its global alliance Australian law firm partner Wotton…

  • Valerie Bland sets up Extra Law Ltd

    12 October 2017

    Valerie Bland has incorporated Extra Law Ltd as an Alternative Legal Services Provider (ALSP) in Wellington.Extra Law offers legal services…

  • Russell McVeagh appoints Senior Counsel

    11 October 2017

    Russell McVeagh has been joined by Liz Blythe as Special Counsel.Before joining Russell McVeagh, Liz was a senior associate at…

Last updated on the 22nd November 2018