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Terror Attacks Condemned by Superdiversity Institute Chair

Saturday, 16 March 2019, 8:11 pm | Chen Palmer

The Chair of the Superdiversity Institute for Law Policy and Business, New Zealand Asian Leaders, SUPERdiverse Women and Managing Partner of Chen Palmer Partners, Mai Chen said that New Zealand should not be surprised at what has happened in Christchurch. More >>

Leo Donnelly joins Chen Palmer Partners Auckland Office

Thursday, 17 January 2019, 8:13 am | Chen Palmer

Chen Palmer Partners is pleased to announce that Leo Donnelly has joined its Auckland office as a Special Counsel after previously working in the firm’s Wellington office last year. More >>

Statement from National Personnel Limited

Wednesday, 9 January 2019, 4:18 pm | Chen Palmer

National Personnel Limited (NPL) is releasing comments in response to news reports from some employees. More >>

New report on culture of workers and greater injury rates

Friday, 14 December 2018, 9:05 am | Chen Palmer

The Superdiversity Institute of Law, Policy and Business released today a report for Worksafe, New Zealand’s primary workplace health and safety regulator, on Health and Safety regulators in a superdiverse context: review of challenges and lessons ... More >>

Congratulations to NZLS President-Elect Tiana Epati

Friday, 26 October 2018, 3:51 pm | Chen Palmer

Chen Palmer Partners, the Superdiversity Institute for Law Policy and Business, and SUPERdiverseWOMEN extends their congratulations to Tiana Epati, the New Zealand Law Society’s President-Elect. More >>

Chen Palmer's GPS (Government Positioning System)

Saturday, 4 November 2017, 12:42 pm | Chen Palmer

Chen Palmer Partners is pleased to announce it will be publishing Chen Palmer’s GPS (Government Positioning System): Who’s Who in Wellington. This Report is by the Firm’s leading public lawyers who specialise in government relations - Mai ... More >>

Mai Chen named in Top 50 Diversity Figures in Public Life

Tuesday, 3 May 2016, 9:39 am | Chen Palmer

Mai Chen, Chair of the Superdiversity Centre for Law, Policy and Business, has been named on The Economist’s Top 50 Global Diversity List. Mai Chen is also Managing Partner at Chen Palmer Partners, Chair of New Zealand Asian Leaders, Adjunct Professor ... More >>

Stocktake Forum Reveals Hunger for Cultural Intelligence

Monday, 18 April 2016, 9:16 am | Chen Palmer

The Superdiversity Centre has released a CQ Stocktake from the Response to the Superdiversity Stocktake forums held last month in Auckland and Wellington, at which world-class superdiversity expert and founder of Common Purpose, Julia Middleton, gave the keynote ... More >>

Time for an Education Commissioner?

Thursday, 10 March 2016, 1:10 pm | Chen Palmer

The Education Act 1989 is being reviewed, so now seems an ideal time to address the lack of a specialist complaints review and resolution body in the school sector. Establishing an Education Commissioner, like the Health and Disability Commissioner ... More >>

Superdiversity Stocktake Forum

Tuesday, 8 March 2016, 10:17 am | Chen Palmer

The Superdiversity Centre for Law, Policy and Business is hosting the inaugural Superdiversity Stocktake Forum in Auckland and Wellington on 8 and 9 March 2016. The Forum follows on from the launch of the Superdiversity Stocktake: Implications for Business, Government ... More >>

Overseas Investment – Changes coming

Friday, 12 February 2016, 9:43 am | Chen Palmer

The Prime Minister gave his Annual Statement to Parliament yesterday outlining the Government’s priorities for 2016. These include a review of the Overseas Investment Office which started last year. It is now apparent that the review will result in ... More >>

Living Wage Litigation

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 3:20 pm | Chen Palmer

Wellington Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the New Zealand Taxpayers Union, has issued a judicial review of the decision by Wellington City Council to require its independent contractors to pay their employees the “living wage”. The Chamber ... More >>

Lochinver: A turning point for overseas investment in NZ?

Friday, 13 November 2015, 10:18 am | Chen Palmer

The High Court is going to consider whether the Government was correct to decline the application by Chinese owned company Pure 100 Farm Limited to buy Lochinver Station, a 13,800 hectare farm near Taupo. The application was rejected by the Associate Minister ... More >>

Launch of Inaugural Superdiversity Stocktake

Monday, 2 November 2015, 11:19 am | Chen Palmer

A groundbreaking publication looking at the implications of superdiversity in ethnic New Zealand will be launched on 3 November 2015 in Auckland. More >>

Leakers, whistleblowing and money

Monday, 27 July 2015, 9:55 am | Chen Palmer

The leaking of information can often perform a public service. The Pentagon papers about the war in Vietnam played a crucial role in changing the American public’s perceptions of the war. The secret informant named ‘deep throat’ (later revealed ... More >>

Mai Chen to Speak on New Migrants And Elections

Friday, 24 July 2015, 10:35 am | Chen Palmer

Mai Chen to Speak on New Migrants And Elections Mai Chen, Managing Partner of Chen Palmer and Chair of the Superdiversity Centre, will be speaking on the legal and policy implications of superdiversity at the Pathways, Circuits and Crossroads Conference ... More >>

Superdiversity law, policy and business stocktake announced

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 12:49 pm | Chen Palmer

News release 12 May 2015 Superdiversity law, policy and business stocktake announced Mai Chen, Managing Partner at Chen Palmer New Zealand Public and Employment Law Specialists and Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Auckland, today announced the establishment ... More >>

New Partner at Chen Palmer

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 10:20 am | Chen Palmer

New Partner at Chen Palmer Chen Palmer is pleased to announce that James Dunne has been confirmed as the Firm’s newest Partner. James has worked at Chen Palmer for seven years, during which time he has worked on every type of public law instruction ... More >>

The Creation of Auckland Council

Friday, 9 May 2014, 9:20 am | Chen Palmer

The launch of Mai Chen’s new book Transforming Auckland: The Creation of Auckland Council on 1 May 2014 was accompanied by speeches from the Hon Nikki Kaye - Minister for Food Safety, Minister of Civil Defence & Minister of Youth Affairs and MP ... More >>

Chen Palmer Awarded Top Public Law Firm At NZ Law Awards

Friday, 8 November 2013, 9:34 am | Chen Palmer

Chen Palmer is delighted to have been awarded the top Public Law firm of the year award at the New Zealand Law Awards ceremony in Auckland tonight. The New Zealand Law Awards depend on client feedback on the excellence of service, advice and outcomes. More >>