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LawTalk issue 949

LawTalk issue 949

The March issue of LawTalk is jam-packed with Aotearoa’s legal talent. We take a deep dive into the world of in-house lawyers, examining from different viewpoints the rise of in-house lawyers from 23% of New Zealand’s profession in 2016 to 28% in 2021. What do they do? What skills do…
LawTalk issue 948

LawTalk issue 948

The theme of our Raumati (summer) edition is access to justice. We report on the results from our Colmar Brunton-commissioned survey showing a broken legal aid system. We talk to some of the Pacific lawyers undertaking Legal Aid work, who together with Māori practitioners and lawyers in Treaty of Waitangi…
LawTalk Issue 947

LawTalk Issue 947

The new LawTalk issue was co-edited with Te Hunga Rōia Māori o Aotearoa (The Māori Law Society). The theme of our Kōanga (Spring) edition is Ka mua ka muri (back to the future). We talk to a range of people to discover how their past is shaping their future.
LawTalk issue 946

LawTalk issue 946

In our Winter edition we hear from a range of people about what we can all do to support more disabled people to join the legal profession and to access justice. We hear from volunteers on why they give their time to the Law Society, three lawyers discuss why they…
LawTalk Issue 945

LawTalk Issue 945

In this issue, we dive into the role lawyers are playing in preparing for the impacts of climate change as well as how the regulatory landscape is changing because of it. Nan Jensen tells us why she practises in disability law. And included are updates on the Law Society’s priorities…
LawTalk Issue 944

LawTalk Issue 944

Our final issue of 2020 reflects on the impacts of COVID-19 on the legal profession. A year like no other features impacts across legal practice areas at the most dramatic point of our nation's Covid response. Several lawyers share what inspires and drives them in their work, and Hamilton-based McCaw…
LawTalk Issue 943

LawTalk Issue 943

Nau mai and welcome to the first quarterly edition of LawTalk. This introduction sets out the fact that we have returned to print, whilst also outlining the recent decision to move to quarterly production. It also covers some of the highlights in this edition including Te Ao Hurihuri which focuses…
LawTalk Issue 942

LawTalk Issue 942

The August issue of LawTalk includes Justice Minister Andrew Little’s announcement that the Wellington District Court will receive a $20 million upgrade. We also look at what it is like to be a lawyer in Levin, include an interview of Margaret Casey QC and find that the new Criminal Cases…
LawTalk Issue 941

LawTalk Issue 941

The July issue of LawTalk outlines changes to the rules that govern the conduct of lawyers, particularly as they relate to bullying and sexual harassment, and also the CPD rules. How the profession is emerging from Covid-19 is the focus of a number of articles. We also look at the Criminal Cases…
LawTalk Issue 940

LawTalk Issue 940

The June issue of LawTalk outlines the Law Society's national mentoring initiative and provides a Snapshot of the Legal Profession at 1 May 2020. As the country moves to Level One, we also look at some of the experiences of the legal profession and the impact the Lockdown has had on legal…
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