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Natalie Coates Calls For Diplomatic Reset In Treaty And Language Reforms, Named LawFuel's 2023 Lawyer Of The Year

Thursday, 21 December 2023, 8:04 pm | LawFuel

Wellington, New Zealand – Leading lawyer and champion of indigenous rights, Natalie Coates, has been recognized as LawFuel’s 2023 Lawyer of the Year. In light of proposed reforms surrounding Māori language and te Tiriti o Waitangi, Coates stresses the ... More >>

LawFuel Unveils 2023 Power List, Highlighting a Surge in Women and New Entrants Among NZ's Most Influential Lawyers

Friday, 15 December 2023, 7:36 pm | LawFuel

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND – LawFuel, a pioneer in online legal news since 2001, has released its much-anticipated 2023 Power List, showcasing the 40 most influential lawyers in New Zealand. This year's Power List marks a notable shift in the legal ... More >>

New LawFuel Survey Reveals Progressive Trends In Gender Equality Among New Zealand Law Firms

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 12:36 pm | LawFuel

The latest annual survey by LawFuel , New Zealand's leading legal news network, reveals significant progress in gender representation within the New Zealand legal sector, as detailed in their comprehensive report "Women In New Zealand Law ... More >>

From Serious Fraud To Commercial Deals - The In-House Law Jobs In New Zealand Continue To Increase

Friday, 7 July 2023, 6:06 am | Law Fuel

LawFuel Law Jobs Network - In-house legal roles in New Zealand continue to grow and to provide significant opportunities for lawyers seeking work in a variety of industry and government sectors. With around 28 percent of the legal profession in ... More >>

The NZ Lawyer Of The Year 2022: Street Lawyer To ‘Loophole Lawyer’ Who Helped Charlotte Bellis & Other Beat MIQ System

Saturday, 31 December 2022, 3:28 pm | LawFuel

The lawyer who obtained entry into New Zealand of former Al Jazeera journalist Charlotte Bellis is the New Zealand Lawyer of the Year. Tudor Clee fought New Zealand’s ‘lottery’ MIQ system on behalf of Bellis and other pregnant women and New Zealanders who were ... More >>

Solicitor General Una Jagose Heads LawFuel 2022 Power List Of New Zealand’s Most Powerful Lawyers

Thursday, 24 November 2022, 2:34 pm | LawFuel

Solicitor General Una Jagose has been named as New Zealand's most powerful lawyer in LawFuel's sixth, annual publication of New Zealand's leading lawyers. Ms Jagose replaces Attorney General David Parker in the Number 1 position, which continues ... More >>

How To Get Google 5 Star Reviews For Your Business (Including Law Firms)

Friday, 17 June 2022, 9:32 am | LawFuel

Getting top online reviews is unquestionably one of the best ways you can build your business online, but how can you go about getting five star reviews online from Google? Surveys have shown that 90 per cent of customers or clients regard a good ... More >>

New Zealand Law Firms’ Need To Embrace Sustainable Practices, Says Former Lawyer And Sustainability Consultant

Tuesday, 7 June 2022, 5:47 am | LawFuel

The growth of sustainable business and related issues is one that is generating heightened interest globally among law firms as much as businesses. One of the leading experts in New Zealand is former corporate lawyer Frankie McKeefry who works with ... More >>

Leading QC Sees Gloomy Outlook For Costs Of Civil Justice In Post-Covid World

Thursday, 27 January 2022, 2:09 pm | LawFuel

LawFuel.com - Leading Queens Counsel Dr Jim Farmer believe that the Covid pandemic has created some major issues for the way justice is dispensed, including major problems with the huge backlog of jury trials that have built up during lockdowns and issues ... More >>

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.com - 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 LawFuel.com. 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

LawFuel.com - 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

LawFuel.com - 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

LawFuel.com - 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 >>





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