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  • Embracing Diversity - NZ Law Society

    3 Aug 2018: 03 August 2018 - By Paul Sills. Diversity is often considered in terms of cultural, religious and racial diversity. For the purposes of this article, the term cultural diversity encompasses all of these areas. When there is cultural diversity

  • Fined for breach of undertaking - NZ Law Society

    29 Jun 2018: [Names used in this article are fictitious]. Despite his client instructing him not to honour an undertaking he had given, a lawyer has been fined $2, 500 for breaching that undertaking. The lawyer, Rokesmith, acted for his client, Mr Ayresleigh,

  • Lawyer guilty of misconduct and negligence is suspended - NZ Law…

    17 May 2018: Serious negligence and incompetence has resulted in an Auckland lawyer being suspended from practice as a barrister or solicitor for 15 months. Jinyue (Paul) Young was found guilty of four charges by the Disciplinary Tribunal at different levels…rdered-to-pay-costs-of-nearly-$46,000

  • Kiwi attitude a barrier to fraud detection - NZ Law Society

    29 Jun 2018: This article was prepared by the New Zealand Parole Board. Fraud and its many complexities were at the forefront of discussion at the New Zealand Parole Board conference, which heard a “she’ll be right attitude” hampers detection of the crime

  • No basis to apply 'without notice' - NZ Law Society

    29 Jun 2018: [The name used in this article is fictitious]. A barrister has been censured for filing and certifying a without notice application that was far below the threshold set by the Family Court Rules and the principles in Martin v Ryan[1990] 2 NZLR 209.…/2018/no-basis-to-apply-without-notice

  • Xiaoji Li, solicitor, Carson Fox Legal, Auckland - NZ Law Society

    29 Jun 2018: 29 June 2018 - By Angharad O’Flynn. Born and raised in China, Xiaoji Li has had a prominent and varied career in both the Chinese and New Zealand justice sectors. Starting his education in China, Mr Li attended a highly-ranked police academy where

  • High Court rubs sale into the wound - NZ Law Society

    29 Jun 2018: 29 June 2018 - By John Horner and David Quigg. The New Zealand High Court has ruled on the extent to which a target company that successfully defends a takeover bid can recover the cost of doing so from the unsuccessful bidder (Abano Healthcare

  • Failed to comply with standards committee order - NZ Law Society

    29 Jun 2018: [Names used in this article are fictitious]. A lawyer has been fined $1, 500 for failing to comply with a lawyers standards committee order to reduce a fee he charged. The committee determined that the failure to comply with the order was…comply-with-standards-committee-order

  • Turou Hawaiki - NZ Law Society

    29 Jun 2018: 29 June 2018 - By Alana Thomas. In my first two LawTalk articles, I explored different ways to incorporate te reo Māori within our profession and the importance of getting te reo right. This helps us as lawyers to maintain our professional

  • Barrister sent letter without client’s approval - NZ Law Society

    29 Jun 2018: [Names used in this article are fictitious]. A barrister who sent out an important letter despite her client not having given her the say-so has been fined $1, 500 by a lawyers standards committee. The committee also found that the barrister, Redlaw,…r-sent-letter-without-clients-approval

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