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  • Former lawyer to head BusinessNZ

    27 November 2015

    Kirk Hope has been appointed Chief Executive of the business advocacy group BusinessNZ, replacing Phil O'Reilly.Mr Hope is currently Chief…

  • Tiana Epati appointed to legislative design subcommittee

    26 November 2015

    Gisborne lawyer Tiana Epati has been appointed to the subcommittee of external advisers to the Legislative Design and Advisory Committee.…

  • Tribute to retiring Coroner Garry Evans

    25 November 2015

    Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson QC has acknowledged the contribution to the coronial system and Wellington legal community of Coroner Garry Evans,…

  • Tom Elvin joins Mackenzie Elvin

    24 November 2015

    Tom Elvin has joined Tauranga firm Mackenzie Elvin as a senior solicitor. Graeme Elvin and Fiona Mackenzie (Tom's parents), together…

  • New Zealand Law Award winners announced

    20 November 2015

    Key Media's NZ Lawyer 11th annual New Zealand Law Awards were presented in Auckland on 19 November 2015.The winners of…

  • Meredith Connell team wins RMLA Moot final

    19 November 2015

    A team from Meredith Connell has won the Young Resource Management Law Association (RMLA) 2015 Moot Competition.Held at the Auckland…

  • Asia Pacific Legal 500 looks at NZ firms

    18 November 2015

    The annual Legal 500 Asia Pacific listings have been released with the New Zealand overview saying the firms traditionally regarded…

  • New staff join Hesketh Henry

    18 November 2015

    Auckland law firm Hesketh Henry has announced the employment of three lawyers.Hak Jun Lee has joined the commercial property team…

  • Law graduate to attempt cycling record

    17 November 2015

    University of Waikato law graduate Tim Chittock is hoping to set a world record by cycling the Indian Golden Quadrilateral.The…

  • Brigitte Windley appointed Dunedin Coroner

    16 November 2015

    Brigitte Windley has been appointed a Coroner, replacing retiring Dunedin Coroner David Crerar.Ms Windley is employed with New Zealand Police…

  • NZers among Euromoney Asia Women in Business winners

    16 November 2015

    Christchurch law firm Cavell Leitch has won the New Zealand country award at the Euromoney Asia Women in Business Law…

  • Buddle Findlay Auckland appointments

    16 November 2015

    Mere King has joined Buddle Findlay's Auckland office as a senior associate in the litigation team. Mere specialises in employment…

  • Promotions at Gascoigne Wicks

    16 November 2015

    Blenheim firm Gascoigne Wicks has promoted Scott Wight to Senior Associate and Rob Andersen to Associate. Scott and Rob both…

  • Hugo Farmer wins Rex Mason Prize

    12 November 2015

    Auckland lawyer Hugo Farmer has been awarded the 2014 Honourable Rex Mason Prize for Excellence in Legal Writing.The prize, which…

  • College of Law NZ appointments

    12 November 2015

    The College of Law New Zealand has made a number of appointments of adjunct lecturers.Anne Longdill has over 10 years…

Last updated on the 22nd November 2018