Oceania/New Zealand

The future of law will be shaped by people and culture harnessing the power of AI

Tech advancements mean lawyers will work differently in the future but they won’t be replaced by robots, writes Ben Paul, CEO of The BD Ladder

New trade deals herald closer UK links for Australian and New Zealand lawyers

Free trade agreements will reduce barriers for lawyers to practice across each jurisdiction

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News | UK

Securities class action settlements grew 142% globally in 2022

Settlement recovery opportunities topped $7.4bn last year according to new report from Broadridge as market rebounded after Covid-19 pandemic

Lawyers from Trussardi and Loro Piana to debate influencer marketing’s impact on luxury sector

Webinar hosted by Luxury Law Alliance and Bird & Bird will explore ‘trends, tips and opportunities’

New Zealand free trade deal with UK promises to 'drive collaboration' with legal regulators

Draft agreement will promote cross-border legal services, claims UK government, and smooth path to Trans-Pacific Partnership membership

New Zealand in-house law tech platform LawVu picks up $12m to accelerate US expansion

Tauranga-based ‘legal workspace’ provider targets US hires as investor cites appetite for Aussie and Kiwi startups

Ex-Russell McVeagh partner guilty of inappropriate sexual conduct at Christmas party

New Zealand Law Society praises victims for their courage and says case sets 'clear benchmark' for acceptable behaviour

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Deputy chief parliamentary counsel named New Zealand lawyer of the year

Cassie Nicholson recognised for leading the country's legal response to Covid-19

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New Zealand firm Bell Gully names new chair and promotes three to partner

Real estate lawyer Andrew Petersen replaces Anna Buchly in the top seat

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Six law firms ranked among New Zealand's best 100 employers, survey finds

Chapman Tripp voted leading Kiwi law firm to work for in graduate poll

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Dentons' global march continues as it unveils Kensington Swan arm in New Zealand

Global giant adds another 130 lawyers to its network; becoming only third international firm in New Zealand

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Dentons powers up with NZ combo

Firm to combine with a leading firm in New Zealand to create Australasia powerhouse, and biggest global firm in NZ “on day one.”

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NZ law firm alliance targets public policy

MinterEllisonRuddWatts announces strategic partnership with Iron Duke Partners to tap into growing demand for client global policy approaches.

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NZ lawyers get a triple round of applause

New Zealand lawyers more trusted than Australians, uphold high standards though tribunal notes 'staggeringly high' bullying claims, and, survey shows 1 lawyer per 365 people.

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NZ increased in-house roles due to 'more fulfilling career'

In-house lawyers now make up one-quarter of the New Zealand legal profession, consistent with global trends.

New Zealand's 'dormant' class action litigation 'crying out' for reform

Class action litigation in New Zealand is relatively rare according to new research, as The New Zealand Law Society highlights issue.

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