New Zealand Law Society - LawTalk issue 950

LawTalk issue 950

LawTalk issue 950

Is the profession doing enough to help new practitioners survive and thrive? This edition of LawTalk we celebrate new lawyers and what the future holds for the profession. What opportunities do younger practitioners see in the industry to make the most of their careers and contribute to New Zealand’s legal future?

New Lawyers

A profession that looks like modern Aotearoa New Zealand

A profession that looks like modern Aotearoa New Zealand

How often do we actually consider whether our organisation’s diversity and inclusion policy is merely paying lip-service to a wider societal narrative, or actually making a difference to the profession as a whole?
Taking the path less travelled: Practising in the regions

Taking the path less travelled: Practising in the regions

How good are the regions? New practitioner Stephanie-Anne Ross tells us why she chose to venture to New Zealand’s adventure capital to practice, and why she believes there are opportunities abounding for new lawyers.

The next generation of practising lawyers: A collective voice to influence positive change for new lawyers nationwide

Our National New Lawyers Group speaks to LawTalk about its purpose to increase support for new lawyers through the early stages of their legal careers.

From Kyiv to Auckland: A young Ukrainian lawyer

Viktoriya Pashorina-Nichols is a young lawyer practising at Simpson Grierson, and is Ukranian. She speaks to LawTalk about her journey and the plight of her family, friends and community back home.

A pillar of the rule of law: Practising in our Public Defence Service

Since its inception in 2004, the Public Defence Service has become New Zealand’s largest criminal practise. Two young lawyers starting their careers with the PDS talk to LawTalk about why they think it’s the best decision they’ve ever made.

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