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  • All Black 605: DS Webb - NZ Law Society

    30 Jun 2017: I was hardly aware of the All Blacks in 1959 when Des Webb became one and played a Test against the Lions. Once I started playing rugby I became (and remain) a keen All Blacks supporter. In 1973 I applied for a position that I had seen advertised in

  • Focus on Whanganui - NZ Law Society

    30 Jun 2017: 30 June 2017 - By Kate Geenty. There are plenty of great career opportunities for mid-career lawyers in Whanganui. Former Auckland lawyer Simon Badger has just been made a partner at Treadwell Gordon, after moving to the city and joining the firm

  • Duty to make client’s position clear - NZ Law Society

    7 Jul 2017: When clients are remanded in custody and seek an early fixture date, defence counsel “have a duty make the client’s position clear to the court and seek to accommodate the clients’ instructions,” a lawyers standards committee has said. A…7/duty-to-make-clients-position-clear

  • Rewarding Experience - NZ Law Society

    30 Jun 2017: I have recently finished a nine-year stint on one of the Auckland Standards Committees with the last four years being convenor. The workload was never-ending but the experience simply amazing. The role of standards committees is very important to

  • Trust account breaches - NZ Law Society

    17 May 2017: A lawyer, K, has been censured and fined $1, 000 by the Legal Complaints Review Officer (LCRO) for a series of breaches relating to the operation of his trust account. When a lawyers standards committee considered the breaches, it determined that…r-bodies/nzlcdt/trust-account-breaches

  • Corrections-funded alcohol interlock licence second pilot - NZ Law…

    28 Jun 2017: 28 June 2017 - By Alana Foster. From 3 July 2017 the Department of Corrections will fund a further 240 alcohol interlock devices for eligible offenders on community sentences. Findings from the first pilot, which began on October 2015, showed that

  • New Enduring Power of Attorney forms - NZ Law Society

    30 Jun 2017: I agree with Errol MacDonald with respect to his comments regarding the new EPAs in the June issue of LawTalk. I have prepared dozens of these documents since the passing of the original Act and the new forms are a nightmare to negotiate and explain

  • Signing and registering instrument without authority - NZ Law Society

    17 May 2017: A former lawyer who signed, certified and registered a mortgage priority instrument on behalf of a trust without the authority of one of the trustees, has been censured by a lawyers standards committee. The committee found that the lawyer, E, was…gistering-instrument-without-authority

  • From law to banking and back to law - NZ Law Society

    30 Jun 2017: 30 June 2017 - By Angharad O’Flynn. Deeanne Taylor’s passion for the law blossomed at a very young age. However, it took a period of reflection during her time as a junior solicitor, changing careers and working overseas, for her to re-evaluate

  • Rule of Law - NZ Law Society

    30 Jun 2017: The World Justice Project has recently published its sixth Rule of Law Index (2016). By using performance indicators focusing on nine measuring factors, the Index assesses the Rule of Law outcomes in 113 countries and compares each country’s

Last updated on the 7th July 2015