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  • Lifting NZ’s access game - NZ Law Society

    6 Oct 2017: 06 October 2017 - By Lynda Hagen. Many social groups experience particular difficulties in gaining access to justice. Over several years the Law Foundation has supported projects that help people in such groups understand and exercise their legal

    www.lawsociety.org.nz/practice-resources/practice-areas/human-rights
    /lifting-nzs-access-game

  • The legal profession in Wanaka - NZ Law Society

    6 Oct 2017: 06 October 2017 - By Kate Geenty. A lot has changed since Chris Steven decided to hang out a shingle for Wanaka Law in 1986. Although other lawyers made regular trips to Wanaka at the time, Mr Steven says he was the first to set up a full-time law

    www.lawsociety.org.nz/news-and-communications/latest-news/news
    /focus-on-wanaka

  • Fined for debiting fees in breach of rules - NZ Law Society

    6 Oct 2017: 06 October 2017. Note: All names used in this article are fictitious. A lawyer who debited money for fees from his trust account eight working days before issuing an invoice has been fined $1, 500 by a lawyers standards committee. The lawyer, Mr

    www.lawsociety.org.nz/for-the-…-for-debiting-fees-in-breach-of-rules

  • Court filing issues survey results - NZ Law Society

    6 Oct 2017: 06 October 2017. The New Zealand Law Society recently surveyed lawyers to ascertain whether, within the previous six months, they had experienced any:. Delays in the processing of documents lodged with the courts for filing, and/or. Rejection of

    www.lawsociety.org.nz/practice-resources/research-and-insight
    /practice-trends-and-statistics/court-filing-issues-survey-results

  • Breach of undertaking ‘never acceptable’ - NZ Law Society

    6 Oct 2017: 06 October 2017. Note: All names used in this article are fictitious. A legal executive who breached an undertaking has been fined $5, 000 by a lawyers standards committee. The legal executive, Catesby, acted for the vendor in a conveyancing

    www.lawsociety.org.nz/for-the-…reach-of-undertaking-never-acceptable

  • The Kiwi protecting Scotland’s children - NZ Law Society

    6 Oct 2017: 06 October 2017 - By Craig Stephen. It was the lure of “whisky, kilts and castles”that enticed Bruce Adamson to Scotland, but it’s ensuring vulnerable children are safe and healthy that’s keeping the New Zealand lawyer in Edinburgh. Mr

    www.lawsociety.org.nz/news-and-communications/people-in-the-law
    /lawyer-profiles/the-kiwi-protecting-scotlands-children

  • ACC and appeals to the Supreme Court (part 2) - NZ Law Society

    6 Oct 2017: 06 October 2017. As discussed in LawTalk 909 (August 2017), 'ACC and Appeals to the Supreme Court', the New Zealand Law Society has written to the Ministers for Justice and ACC, seeking reform of the law to allow an appeal pathway to the Supreme

    www.lawsociety.org.nz/practice-resources/practice-areas/acc
    /acc-and-appeals-to-the-supreme-court-part-2

  • Continuing to act after potential conflict arose - NZ Law Society

    6 Oct 2017: 06 October 2017. Note: All names used in this article are fictitious. A lawyer who continued acting for a client after a potential conflict arose, and who did not keep the client informed, has been found guilty of unsatisfactory conduct. The lawyers

    www.lawsociety.org.nz/for-the-…to-act-after-potential-conflict-arose

  • The Wayne Tank principle - NZ Law Society

    6 Oct 2017: 06 October 2017 - By Rebecca Scott. The Leggs burnt green waste from their landscaping business and lifestyle block on their Canterbury property. While the fire initially reduced to ash, sufficient combustible material remained that it reignited

    www.lawsociety.org.nz/practice-resources/practice-areas
    /insurance-law/the-wayne-tank-principle

  • Reminder from Chief Judge on judicial recusal - NZ Law Society

    6 Oct 2017: 06 October 2017. The Chief District Court Judge, Jan-Marie Doogue, has asked that a reminder be issued to the profession about not approaching Registry staff if they are seeking a judge to recuse themselves. She says:. “As you know, judges are

    www.lawsociety.org.nz/practice-resources/practice-areas/litigation
    /reminder-from-chief-judge-on-judicial-recusal

Last updated on the 7th July 2015