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Letters to the LawTalk Editor

02 June 2017

  • 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…

  • Property Law Section – What does it do?

    4 August 2017

    It being Queen’s Birthday weekend and having missed out, again, for I don’t know how many consecutive years on obtaining…

  • All Black 605: DS Webb

    30 June 2017

    I was hardly aware of the All Blacks in 1959 when Des Webb became one and played a Test against…

  • Enduring powers of attorney and professional responsibility

    30 June 2017

    At the recent NZLS CLE Ltd Elder Law Intensive, I presented a session in relation to professional duties in respect…

  • Rule of Law

    30 June 2017

    The World Justice Project has recently published its sixth Rule of Law Index (2016).By using performance indicators focusing on nine…

  • Rewarding Experience

    30 June 2017

    I have recently finished a nine-year stint on one of the Auckland Standards Committees with the last four years being…

  • New Enduring Power of Attorney forms

    30 June 2017

    I agree with Errol MacDonald with respect to his comments regarding the new EPAs in the June issue of LawTalk.I…

  • New Enduring Power of Attorney forms

    2 June 2017

    The new forms which we have been toiling with since mid-March, are not user friendly. They are unpopular with secretarial…

  • LCRO complaints procedure flawed

    2 June 2017

    I note with interest that NZLS President, Kathryn Beck, recently praised the courage of lawyers around the world in January…

  • Help Rachel fight MS

    2 June 2017

    I’m writing this letter in support of my friend Rachel Fernando who is battling an aggressive form of Multiple Sclerosis.I…

  • Disclosure of trust information

    2 February 2017

    Dear Editor,I have advised settlors and trustees throughout my career and in recent years I have taken on quite a…

Last updated on the 2nd June 2017