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  • Family justice — time for evolution not revolution - NZ Law Society

    30 Nov 2018: 30 November 2018 - By Keri Morris. The review of the 2014 family justice reforms is currently underway, and the Independent Panel has much to consider – as befits the importance of the subject and the political attention their deliberations will

  • Diversity central to public confidence in the court - NZ Law Society

    30 Nov 2018: 30 November 2018 - By Judge Jan-Marie Doogue. Improving diversity among judges is vital if, as a people’s court, the District Court is to remain relevant to the diverse communities it serves, explains Chief District Court Judge Jan-Marie Doogue.

  • Let's demystify culture change in law offices - NZ Law Society

    30 Nov 2018: 30 November 2018 - By Emily Morrow. Fuelled by the #MeToo movement, the Dame Margaret Bazley report, the Justice Kavanaugh confirmation hearings and other events, there is a lot of talk about culture change in the legal profession. Lawyers ask me

  • At the beach at Whangamata - NZ Law Society

    30 Nov 2018: 30 November 2018 - By John Bishop. Whangamata, a delightful and popular holiday town on the east side of the Coromandel peninsula, was once the centre of a major test for the Resource Management Act. Local interests had spent years and nearly a…profession/at-the-beach-at-whangamata

  • Responsible briefing: Reversing the lens - NZ Law Society

    30 Nov 2018: 30 November 2018 - By Sian Wingate. In the October issue of LawTalk, ILANZ offered its collective thoughts on practical ways in which in-house counsel can be model clients when instructing their external legal providers. This month, we continue to

  • Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Courts transforming lives - NZ Law…

    30 Nov 2018: 30 November 2018 - By Nick Butcher. Society tends to offer little sympathy to drug addicts and alcoholics who commit crime to feed their addiction. After all, many end up on an endless cycle of prison lags only to use drugs inside where they learn

  • Talking about mental health: More supportive and resilient workplaces …

    30 Nov 2018: 30 November 2018 - By Victoria Hallum. This article is the third in a series co-ordinated by Sarah Taylor which focuses on mental health issues in the legal profession. Victoria Hallum, the Chief International Advisor at the Ministry of Foreign

  • Thoughts from the departing Secretary for Justice - NZ Law Society

    30 Nov 2018: 30 November 2018 - By Geoff Adlam. Andrew Bridgman has been Secretary for Justice and Chief Executive of the Ministry of Justice since 2011. He will leave this role on 31 January 2019 to move to the Ministry of Defence as Secretary of Defence and

  • Damned if you do, damned if you don't: Trustees, costs and litigation …

    30 Nov 2018: 30 November 2018 - By Georgia Angus. The Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Pratley v Courteney [2018] NZCA 436 concerns the costs incurred by a trustee in defending a claim against trust assets. The issue for the court to determine was whether

  • The Criminal Cases Review Comission - NZ Law Society

    30 Nov 2018: 30 November 2018 - By Tracey Cormack. On 27 September 2018 Justice Minister Andrew Little introduced a bill to establish the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC). Its purpose is to review convictions and sentences and decide whether to refer them

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