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Lawyers, clients warned take care with emailed instructions

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 1:52 pm | New Zealand Law Society

The New Zealand Law Society is warning lawyers and clients of lawyers to be extremely careful with taking and issuing instructions by email. This follows recent instances where a law firm or client’s email system has been hacked and false instructions ... More >>

Gerald McKay struck off

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 3:42 pm | New Zealand Law Society

The New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal has ordered that Gerald George McKay be struck from the Roll of Barristers and Solicitors. The Tribunal found Mr McKay guilty of one charge of professional misconduct by acting for a number ... More >>

Law Society surveys election legal and justice policies

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 4:07 pm | New Zealand Law Society

The New Zealand Law Society has published responses from 12 parties contesting the General Election to five questions on legal and justice policies. More >>

Vinay Deobhakta struck off roll of barristers and solicitors

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 2:09 pm | New Zealand Law Society

The New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal has ordered former Tauranga lawyer Vinay Deobhakta to be struck off the roll of barristers and solicitors. More >>

Charl Benno Hirschfeld censured for conduct

Friday, 15 August 2014, 4:06 pm | New Zealand Law Society

Auckland barrister Charl Benno Hirschfeld has been censured by the New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal More >>

Three lawyers found guilty of misconduct charges

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 3:55 pm | New Zealand Law Society

Three lawyers have been found guilty of misconduct by the New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal in separate hearings. More >>

Craig Ronald Horsley suspended for three years

Monday, 4 August 2014, 3:38 pm | New Zealand Law Society

The New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal has suspended Tauranga lawyer Craig Ronald Horsley from legal practice for a total of three years, running from 4 April 2014. More >>

Lawyer suspended from legal practice

Monday, 28 July 2014, 2:37 pm | New Zealand Law Society

The New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal has suspended a lawyer from legal practice. Auckland barrister John Alan van der Zanden has been suspended from practice for a period of three months. The tribunal upheld a charge brought ... More >>

Lawyer suspended from legal practice

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 12:10 pm | New Zealand Law Society

The New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal has suspended a lawyer from legal practice. Boon Hong has been suspended for a period of 10 months from 25 July 2014 and has also been censured. The tribunal upheld a charge of misconduct ... More >>

Christopher Giddens Struck off

Monday, 21 July 2014, 3:17 pm | New Zealand Law Society

The New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal has ordered that Christopher Giddens be struck from the Roll of Barristers and Solicitors. More >>

Heval Hylan suspended from legal practice

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 2:37 pm | New Zealand Law Society

The New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal has suspended Heval Hylan of Auckland for a period of nine months. More >>

Brent William Thomson struck off

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 1:30 pm | New Zealand Law Society

The New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal has ordered that Brent William Thomson of Auckland be struck from the Roll of Barristers and Solicitors. More >>

Lawyers have important role in democracy, says Law Society

Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 9:20 am | New Zealand Law Society

Lawyers’ organisations have a unique and important role in ensuring that a democracy is functional and its citizens enjoy fundamental human rights, New Zealand Law Society President Chris Moore says. More >>

Top in-house lawyers recognised

Monday, 19 May 2014, 12:02 pm | New Zealand Law Society

Top in-house lawyers recognised Five of New Zealand’s in-house lawyers have been judged winners in the annual awards from CLANZ, the New Zealand Law Society section for in-house lawyers. The 27th CLANZ Conference Gala Dinner and Awards were held ... More >>

Robert Whale suspended for twelve months from legal practice

Friday, 2 May 2014, 4:34 pm | New Zealand Law Society

The New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal has suspended Robert Barry Whale from practice as a barrister and solicitor for a period of twelve months commencing from 20 March 2014. More >>

New Zealand Law Society elects new Vice-President

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 3:38 pm | New Zealand Law Society

The New Zealand Law Society’s Council has elected Wellington lawyer Mark Wilton as its Vice-President (Wellington). More >>

Lawyers saddened at passing of Sir Owen Woodhouse

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 10:29 am | New Zealand Law Society

New Zealand has lost one of its greatest jurists with the death of Sir Owen Woodhouse, New Zealand Law Society President Chris Moore said today. More >>

Timothy John Russell Sarah struck off roll

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 4:19 pm | New Zealand Law Society

The New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal has struck Timothy John Russell Sarah off the roll of barristers and solicitors of the High Court of New Zealand. More >>

Exciting new era for New Zealand lawyers

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 9:39 am | New Zealand Law Society

Today marks the beginning of an exciting new era for New Zealand lawyers as they embark on the first year of Continuing Professional Development (CPD). The first full year of the New Zealand Law Society’s CPD initiative, will run until 31 March ... More >>

Lawyers prepared for new Family Court system

Friday, 28 March 2014, 10:42 am | New Zealand Law Society

New Zealand’s family lawyers are ready to participate in ensuring New Zealand’s Family Court system functions for the benefit of all parties when major reforms come into force on 31 March, the New Zealand Law Society says. More >>

 

 

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