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  • British MBE for Paul Rishworth QC

    18 January 2016

    Crown Counsel and Auckland University Professor Paul Rishworth QC was made a Member of the British Empire (MBE) in the…

  • Webb Henderson promotes Jordan Cox

    14 January 2016

    Jordan Cox has been promoted to senior associate in the Auckland office of Webb Henderson.Jordan joined the firm in 2007…

  • Tom Elvin joins Mackenzie Elvin

    14 January 2016

    Tom Elvin has joined Tauranga firm Mackenzie Elvin as a senior solicitor.Tom was admitted in December 2010 after completing BA…

  • Kimberly Knox joins Malloy Goodwin Harford

    14 January 2016

    Kimberly Knox has joined Newmarket, Auckland law firm Malloy Goodwin Harford as an associate.Kimberly was admitted in February 2006 after…

  • Partner appointed at Glaister Ennor

    14 January 2016

    Mark Hopkinson became a Partner of Glaister Ennor in December 2015. Mark specialises in financial markets, financing, recoveries and general…

  • New partners and senior solicitor for Buddle Findlay

    12 January 2016

    Buddle Findlay says it has appointed three new partners and a senior solicitor.Miriam Andrews is an Auckland member of the…

  • John Walton is new AMINZ President

    11 January 2016

    Auckland barrister John Walton has been elected President of the Arbitrators' and Mediators' Institute of New Zealand (AMINZ) following the…

  • Additional members for Auckland Unitary Plan panel

    17 December 2015

    Three additional members have been appointed to the Auckland Unitary Plan independent hearings panel.Environment Minister Nick Smith says the remaining…

  • Three new Law Commissioners appointed

    16 December 2015

    Justice Minister Amy Adams has announced the appointment of Douglas White QC, Donna Buckingham and Helen McQueen as new members…

  • Special Court sitting honours Professor Kenneth Palmer

    15 December 2015

    The retirement of Auckland University Associate Professor Kenneth Palmer was marked by a special sitting of the Environment Court in…

  • Justice sector science advisor appointed

    11 December 2015

    University of Auckland academic Ian Lambie has been appointed to the role of Justice Sector Science Advisor.Dr Lambie is Associate…

  • Lawyer appointments to tertiary councils

    10 December 2015

    Three members of the legal profession are among eight appointments and reappointments made to the Victoria University of Wellington and…

  • Two win 2015 Cleary Memorial Prize

    8 December 2015

    Auckland lawyers Ashiq Hamid and Alexandra Sinclair have won the 2015 New Zealand Law Foundation Cleary Memorial Prize.The $5,000 Prize…

  • Neil Boister awarded Research Fellowship

    8 December 2015

    University of Waikato legal academic Professor Neil Boister has been granted the New Zeland Law Foundation International Research Fellowship valued…

  • Three join Anderson Lloyd

    7 December 2015

    Anderson Lloyd is pleased to advise that Charlotte Houghton, Jessica Barnard and Louise Trevena-Downing have recently joined the firm.Charlotte specialises…

Last updated on the 22nd November 2018