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  • 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…

  • Two 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…

  • New AWS Legal partner

    14 August 2017

    Chris Menzies has been welcomed into the partnership of AWS Legal.Chris joined AWS Legal in 2010 after completing his law…

  • Becky White joins Catalyst Intellectual Property

    14 August 2017

    Specialist firm Catalyst Intellectual Property has welcomed Becky White as a consultant.Becky specialises in patent and IP commercialisation matters, especially…

Last updated on the 22nd November 2018