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  • Queen’s Counsel - NZ Law Society

    10 May 2019: Geoff Adlam’s otherwise excellent article on Queen’s Counsel in LawTalk 927, April 2019 contains an error at p73, in his list of longest-serving Queen’s Counsel still in practice. He states that Alan Galbraith QC who was appointed in April

  • Counter complaint showed lack of insight - NZ Law Society

    10 May 2019: All names used in this article are fictitious. A lawyer who made a “counter complaint”appeared to demonstrate a lack of insight into his own professional conduct and the role of the Lawyers Complaints Service, a lawyers standards committee said.…nter-complaint-showed-lack-of-insight

  • Spreading the TLC - NZ Law Society

    10 May 2019: 10 May 2019 - By Angharad O’ Flynn. Coming from a family of teachers, Sydney-based lawyer Jessie Porteus has always had a passion, and great respect, for education as well as an unbridled enthusiasm for the law. A lawyer with a rare combination of

  • Property transactions and technology - NZ Law Society

    10 May 2019: 10 May 2019 - By Thomas Gibbons. Property lawyers can be slow adopters of technology: exhibit A has for some time been the ADLS/REINZ agreement, which sees security or efficiency (or something) in settlement by fax machine, rather than by a

  • Made threat for improper purpose - NZ Law Society

    10 May 2019: All names used in this article are fictitious. A lawyer who made a threat for an improper purpose has been censured and fined $5, 000 by a lawyers standards committee. The lawyer, Maylie, was engaged by Traddles, in relation to a personal grievance

  • Tania Sharkey: It’s Island Time and the Pacific Lawyers Association - …

    10 May 2019: 10 May 2019 - By Teuila Fuatai. The walls of Tania Sharkey’s office are bare. The empty picture hooks and stark white palette are noticeably different to the busy reception area of Friendship Chambers in Manukau. When I ask about the lack of

  • Cognitive biases: challenging the way we think - NZ Law Society

    2 Aug 2019: 02 August 2019 - By Paul Sills. "A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices." — William James. "Common sense is nothing more than a deposit of prejudices laid down by the mind before you reach

  • Retiring from practice - NZ Law Society

    10 May 2019: 10 May 2019 - By Peter McMenamin. It’s a journey for which you have a one-way ticket. At the beginning you strive to get professional qualifications, a job, perhaps a practice. And once on board it is a continuum of events, places and people, all

  • Three lawyers suspended from legal practice - NZ Law Society

    10 May 2019: The New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal suspended three lawyers from legal practice for periods ranging from three months to 12 months. The suspensions were the result of three separate sets of proceedings. Simon Nicholas

  • Court security and searching of lawyers - NZ Law Society

    10 May 2019: Recently after the Christchurch shooting, there have been changes to the searching of people entering the court. Now lawyers must also be searched. In no possible logic, can lawyers suddenly become a terrorist risk at court, because some lunatic

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