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Letters to the LawTalk Editor

02 June 2017

  • Berry & Co among New Zealand’s oldest law firms

    4 October 2019

    We read with interest the article entitled “New Zealand’s Oldest Law Firms” appearing at pages 98 and 99 of LawTalk…

  • Printing for the retirement village industry

    4 October 2019

    Is it just me?I am affronted when reading of the obscene profits made by the banks and the more modest,…

  • Enduring powers of attorney forms

    4 October 2019

    I wrote some months ago (LawTalk 907, June 2017) about the forms of enduring powers of attorney, related certificates, and…

  • Court security

    7 June 2019

    I refer to [Ministry of Justice Chief Operating Officer Carl] Crafer’s [response to a letter about court security and the…

  • Access to Justice — Pro bono

    7 June 2019

    I note in [Craig Stephen’s] article regarding pro bono work, mention was made of the restrictions of practitioners “carrying unpaid…

  • Pro bono and CLC and CAB work

    7 June 2019

    I have read the article titled “Finding a match – how well does pro bono work in New Zealand?” by…

  • Queen’s Counsel

    10 May 2019

    Geoff Adlam’s otherwise excellent article on Queen’s Counsel in LawTalk 927, April 2019 contains an error at p73, in his…

  • Court security and searching of lawyers

    10 May 2019

    Recently after the Christchurch shooting, there have been changes to the searching of people entering the court.Now lawyers must also…

  • Should We Legalise All Drugs?

    8 February 2019

    Methamphetamines are not the problem, the gangs are.I have been working and living in the Wellington region as a family…

  • Judge Herbert Carr

    31 August 2018

    Tena Koe,Could we please have a correction on page 74 of LawTalk 902 (August 2018), “Some trailblazers”.I have constantly seen…

  • Anti-harassment policies

    4 May 2018

    I read with interest your recent articles regarding bullying in the profession and was interested to see the responses from…

  • Notable quotes

    4 May 2018

    I just felt compelled to raise with LawTalk the inclusion of a “Notable Quote” in the latest edition of LawTalk…

  • Let’s relax the ban on employed lawyers doing other work

    1 December 2017

    The Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006 bans employed lawyers from doing legal work outside their employment, other than through community…

  • LawTalk 909, August 2017

    6 October 2017

    Thank you to Claudia King for being “real” and sharing her experiences as a lawyer. Anything to dispel the myth…

  • Read your own unconscious bias articles

    4 August 2017

    A story on All Blacks who are/were lawyers might set the hearts of half your readership thumping and even allow…

Last updated on the 2nd June 2017