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List Of New Zealand’s Most Influential And Powerful Lawyers Sees More Women In The Power Roles Than Ever

Monday, 27 September 2021, 12:06 pm | LawFuel

More women lawyers than ever have made the list of New Zealand's most influential and powerful lawyers. LawFuel website's annual 'Power List' of the country's most powerful lawyers has a record 23 women making the list, with six of the top 10 lawyers ... More >>

How The 2020 Pandemic Also Helped Produce The LawFuel New Zealand Lawyer Of The Year

Monday, 8 March 2021, 3:26 pm | LawFuel - LawFuel the law news network have announced Cassie Nicholson as New Zealand’s 2020 Lawyer of the Year. Cassie Nicholson is Deputy Chief Parliamentary Counsel and was leading the legal response to the Covid-19 pandemic, drafting urgent ... More >>

Billionaire Vendor Of Meghan Markle Mansion Takes Legal Action To Obtain Emails From New Zealand News Site

Monday, 11 January 2021, 11:24 am | LawFuel

The Russian billionaire vendor of the mansion recently sold to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry has sought to obtain private emails from New Zealand-based law news site Russian banker Sergey Grishin has indicated that he will take legal ... More >>

New Zealand Law Firm Gender Study Shows Slow But Steady Improvement

Friday, 23 October 2020, 6:43 pm | LawFuel

The ratio of women partners in New Zealand's largest law firms continues to expand as firms step up their initiatives to encourage advancement of their women lawyers. The LawFuel Gender Survey shows that law firm Dentons has the largest ratio of women ... More >>

COVID Pandemic Sees Law Firms Alter Or Cancel Graduate Programmes

Sunday, 24 May 2020, 4:38 pm | LawFuel

The COVID-19 crisis has meant law firms have needed to amend or even suspend their graduate law programmes, according to an article on law news site LawFuel. A senior law recruiter has told the website that several firms have placed their graduate ... More >>

A Changing Scene For Law Firms But It's Not 'Doom & Gloom', Says Law Survey

Friday, 24 April 2020, 1:32 pm | LawFuel

Wellington - 24 April 2020 - A survey of leading legal recruiters by law news and jobs network LawFuel inicates that the post-COVID situation for lawyers is not 'doom and gloom', with most law firms remaining cautiously optimistic about the future ... More >>

Law Society President to Feature in Movie

Friday, 24 January 2020, 3:48 pm | LawFuel - Law Society president Tiana Epati, LawFuel's Lawyer of the Year, is to feature in a new movie from the producer of "Jojo Rabbit", the Oscar-nominated Chelsea Winstanley. More >>

Attorney General David Parker Continues to Lead Powerlist

Monday, 13 January 2020, 12:41 pm | LawFuel

LawFuel – 30 December 2019 – David Parker remains the most powerful lawyer in New Zealand under the newly released 2020 LawFuel Power List of the country’s 50 most powerful lawyers. More >>

Law Site Names Second Judge on Judicial Yachting Trip

Saturday, 3 August 2019, 11:47 am | LawFuel - Law news site LawFuel has identified retired High Court Judge Sir Tony Randerson QC, the longest serving Court of Appeal Judge in New Zealand, as the second judge on the yachting trip that lead to a Supreme Court application to set ... More >>

Law Firm Survey Shows Increase in Female Partners

Friday, 26 July 2019, 3:02 pm | LawFuel

LawFuel - Law news site LawFuel has released its list of the most 'female-friendly' law firms in New Zealand, showing a marked improvement in the number of large firms introducing women partners. More >>

NZTA Faces Possible Class Action From Former Employees

Friday, 28 June 2019, 8:22 am | LawFuel - Legal news site LawFuel has reported that The New Zealand Transport Agency may face a class action from former employees of the Agency following the resignation of former Chief Executive Fergus Gammie. More >>

Top New Zealand Mediators' List - The Top 10 Mediators

Tuesday, 4 June 2019, 3:08 pm | LawFuel

The top mediators in New Zealand have been named in the LawFuel Mediators “Power List” , published by the legal news network More >>

Lawyer of the Year Named: The Victims of Sexual Harassment

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 9:46 am | LawFuel

Legal news site LawFuel has made the victims of sexual harassment their Lawyer of the Year. More >>

Insurance Litigation Apppointed to Top Global Board

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 10:38 am | LawFuel

A top insurance lawyer with Duncan Cotterill's Wellington office, Mr Scragg has recently retired president of the New Zealand Insurance Law Association (NZILA). More >>

Dame Margaret And The Silence of the Silos

Sunday, 15 July 2018, 2:17 pm | LawFuel

Dame Margaret Bazley must be getting tired of hauling lawyers into line. First the car boot operators playing up their game in South Auckland and elsewhere and now dealing with BigLaw's big hanging dickheads. And after dealing with the most Type-A ... More >>

Lawyers Drive 'Bottom Up' Push For Work-Life Balance

Monday, 26 March 2018, 3:21 pm | Law Fuel

LawFuel Law Jobs - The main drivers for better work life balance in New Zealand legal jobs is being driven by a ‘bottom up’ move, with legal job applicants and lawyers seeking greater flexibility in the way in which they work. More >>

Legal Jobs Abounding in New Zealand and on Law Jobs Site

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 11:17 am | LawFuel

LawFuel Law Jobs - Recent news about an increase in legal jobs during 2017 is reflected in the growth of New Zealand's largest, dedicated law jobs site, LawFuel Law Jobs. More >>

Women Moving Up In Changing Legal Landscape

Monday, 13 February 2017, 10:04 am | LawFuel

LawFuel New Zealand - LawFuel's "Power List" of the most powerful lawyers in New Zealand shows an increasing number of women are occupying power positions in the administration of law in New Zealand. More >>

NZ's Leading Arbitrators Named in LawFuel

Sunday, 17 July 2016, 3:58 pm | LawFuel

LawFuel New Zealand - The law news site LawFuel has released the names of New Zealand's leading arbitrators in its 2016 "Arb Star" list , naming former High Court Judge David Williams QC as the top arbitrator in the country. More >>

How Should A Law Firm Market Itself In 2016?

Wednesday, 20 April 2016, 5:29 pm | LawFuel - Law Firm Marketing and Tips - New Zealand lawyers like most others in other jurisdictioins are facing constant change in the law, but also in the way in which they market themselves. More >>