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  • Communication with all clients vital - NZ Law Society

    7 Jul 2017: A lawyer, N, told a standards committee that in future he will be “vigilant” in ensuring that all his clients are copied in on all correspondence. The committee was considering a complaint from another lawyer, Mr O, that N had failed to:. Obtain…7/communication-with-all-clients-vital

  • A new Land Transfer Act - NZ Law Society

    4 Aug 2017: 04 August 2017 - By Thomas Gibbons. The main thing I remember from the land law class I took at law school was the notion of ‘indefeasibility’, a word I have still never heard used outside land law (by way of comparison, words like caveat, and

  • Complaints against lawyers continue to show decline - NZ Law Society

    3 Aug 2017: 03 August 2017. Complaints lodged with the Lawyers Complaints Service against lawyers have fallen each year for the last three years. Provisional information from the New Zealand Law Society’s Lawyers Complaints Service for the year to 30 June

  • Read your own unconscious bias articles - NZ Law Society

    4 Aug 2017: 04 August 2017. A story on All Blacks who are/were lawyers might set the hearts of half your readership thumping and even allow them to spend a six-minute unit or two dreaming of swapping their pinstripes for a pair of studded rugby boots, but spare

  • Lawyers must adhere to terms of agreement - NZ Law Society

    15 Jun 2017: A lawyer acting for the seller in a property transaction has been fined $1, 000 after refusing to release the e-dealing until additional costs were paid. A lawyers standards committee found that the lawyer, J, had breached an undertaking J had given…ers-must-adhere-to-terms-of-agreement

  • Focus on legal practice on the West Coast - NZ Law Society

    7 Aug 2017: 07 August 2017 - By Kate Geenty. The sun shines through morning mist rising from the bush at Ten Mile Creek, on SH6 between Greymouth and Punakaiki. Working in a small, regional centre can be challenging and rewarding on both a personal and

  • ACC and appeals to the Supreme Court - NZ Law Society

    4 Aug 2017: 04 August 2017 - By Don Rennie. On 1 April 1974 at the commencement of the amended Accident Compensation Act 1972, there was a massive and lasting change made to personal injury law in New Zealand. The common law right to sue for damages was removed

  • Censure and fine for inadequate advice - NZ Law Society

    7 Jul 2017: A lawyer who failed to properly advise the buyers of a property has been censured and fined $2, 500 by a lawyers standards committee. The lawyer, P, was also ordered to cancel and refund his $1, 201 fee for work on the purchase. The clients, a…censure-and-fine-for-inadequate-advice

  • Overcoming gunpoint negotiation as a lawyer in Iraq - NZ Law Society

    4 Aug 2017: 04 August 2017 - By Nick Butcher. Irrefutably one of the best skills a lawyer will ever take to a meeting is excellent negotiation skills, but imagine having to use those skills to negotiate the release of yourself and two soldiers in a

  • How money can be laundered - NZ Law Society

    4 Aug 2017: 04 August 2017 - By Nick Butcher. Photo by Flickr user Thomas Hawk CC-By-NC. A former lawyer who recently completed researching the vulnerability of New Zealand lawyers, accountants and real estate agents to being caught up in money laundering, says

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