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  • A letter to the Editor - NZ Law Society

    7 Jul 2020: Many of us will have read the work of Geoff Adlam over the years, either in this publication which he edited or through the many news stories, media releases and editions of LawPoints. After ten years with the Law Society Geoff is hanging up his

  • An important step for the future of our profession - NZ Law Society

    7 Jul 2020: This week concludes our month-long consultation with the profession and the public on the proposed changes to lawyers’ conduct rules under the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act (Lawyers: Conduct and Client Care) Rules 2008 (RCCC) and the (Lawyer:

  • Examine the facts carefully before making allegations - NZ Law Society

    7 Jul 2020: Lawyers have an “obligation to examine the facts carefully before including an allegation of fraud in any civil pleadings,” a lawyer standards committee has said. The committee was considering a complaint against two lawyers, who acted for

  • At the Tribunals Bar - NZ Law Society

    7 Jul 2020: 07 July 2020 - By Sir Ian Barker QC. In the 1960s and 1970s, New Zealand’s closely-controlled economy spawned numerous tribunals which licensed all manner of commercial activities. This social phenomenon was no bad thing for litigators, since

  • Emergency COVID-19 legislation needs additional safeguards, says Law…

    11 Jun 2020: The COVID-19 Public Health Response Act, recently passed under urgency, enables orders imposing the most profound peacetime restrictions ever made to the rights and personal freedoms of all New Zealanders, and the New Zealand Law Society |…dditional-safeguards,-says-law-society

  • Lawyer failed to seek acknowledgement of emailed notice - NZ Law…

    7 Jul 2020: A lawyer who failed to properly declare a property agreement unconditional by not seeking an acknowledgment that an email had been received, has been censured and fined $3, 000 by a lawyers standards committee. The lawyer, Cornwall, acted for Mr and

  • Some proceedings involving mushrooms - NZ Law Society

    7 Jul 2020: Meadow Mushrooms Ltd’s advertising campaign featured photos of packaged mushrooms and the text “Fancy a Curvy Earthy Brunette? There’s a mushroom for everyone”. This drew a complaint to the Advertising Standards Authority in 2016 near the

  • Lawyers as Healers of Social Conflict - NZ Law Society

    7 Jul 2020: 07 July 2020 - By Paul Sills. We are at a tipping point in our society – with the impact of COVID-19 and now the Black Lives Matter movement challenging the systemic discrimination imbedded in so much of Western society. We have no processes or

  • The Cannabis Legislation and Control Bill 2020 - NZ Law Society

    7 Jul 2020: 07 July 2020 - By Oliver Fredrickson. On 1 May 2020, the final Friday of Alert Level 3, the Beehive released the complete and final version of the Cannabis Legislation and Control Bill 2020 (the bill). The bill will be voted on at this year’s

  • Fined for prosecuting former client - NZ Law Society

    7 Jul 2020: All names used are fictitious. A barrister who acted in a private prosecution against a former client has been fined $3, 500. The Legal Services Agency (LSA) appointed the barrister, Berowne, to act for Mr C who was facing serious criminal offences.

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