• Auckland Litigator Looks to Shake Up Christchurch Insurers – LawFuel New Zealand
    April 13, 2015

    […] Shieff Angland litigator Kalev Crossland is examining legal action to test the “good faith” principle between insurers and policy holders in a move that echoes what he sees as problems similar to those that occurred when Hurricane Katrina struck the United States. […]

  • Dunedin Lawyers Provide Pro Bono Help For Ponzi Victims – LawFuel New Zealand
    May 6, 2015

    […] Downie Stewart solicitor David Sim (pictured), who is a committee member of the Otago branch of the Law Society, is one of the six lawyers. […]

  • Barrister Tuck and His Asian Drug Cases - LawFuel New Zealand
    May 7, 2015

    […] Craig Tuck has what appears to be a booming business in handling cases for those caught drug smuggling in […]

  • Hawkes Bay Lawyer Heaphy Escapes Suspension - LawFuel New Zealand
    May 10, 2015

    […] Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal recently released a decision which revealed Mr Heaphy, of Havelock North, was found guilty on two of four charges.  He is a partner in Luscombe Legal. […]

  • Don’t be .SUCKER punched by the latest domain extension! - LawFuel New Zealand
    May 12, 2015

    […] Baldwins by Rachel McDonald, and Lucy Hopman […]

  • To Approve or Not To Approve. That is the Question - LawFuel New Zealand
    May 13, 2015

    […] Wynn Williams – By: Kirstie Wyss – The resource consent process under the Resource Management Act 1991 (“RMA”) provides an opportunity for certain persons affected by an activity seeking consent, to become involved in the decision-making process. A consent authority is required to notify adversely affected persons of the application for consent. Those affected persons are then entitled to lodge a submission in support or opposition to the application. Anyone who has lodged a submission can bring evidence and be involved in the hearing of a resource consent application. […]

  • Britain's Tesco Law Sees First Law Firm Float - LawFuel New Zealand
    May 13, 2015

    […] Slater & Gordon has been the first firm in the world to list and has aggressively pursued expansion policies in its […]

  • Hodder Leaves Chapman Tripp - LawFuel New Zealand
    May 22, 2015

    […] Chapman Tripp partner and Queen’s Counsel Jack Hodder has set up his own practice from this month, following almost a quarter century at the […]

  • Franchise Law - Do You Know what Territory You're Buying?
    May 23, 2015

    […] Germann is one of New Zealand’s leading franchise lawyers and principal of Stewart Germann law. This article examines the key issues of what “territory” a franchisee is purchasing […]

  • How Law Office Design is Changing - LawFuel New Zealand
    May 28, 2015

    […] Dykstra is head of office design at Spaceworks Design Group and writes here exclusively for LawFuel about the changing requirements of lawyers for law office […]

  • Former Bell Gully Lawyers Start Boutique Law Practice - LawFuel New Zealand
    May 29, 2015

    […] firm, Flacks & Wong, will be a specialist corporate law firm and combines the half century of experience the two senior […]

  • New Appointments at Hudson Gavin Martin - LawFuel New Zealand
    May 31, 2015

    […] Hudson Gavin Martin is pleased to announce the appointment of a Special Counsel and Senior Associate. […]

  • Grant Cameron: Class Action Pioneer - LawFuel New Zealand
    June 3, 2015

    […] litigator and former police officer, NBR man of the year (1996) and all-round legal agitator, Grant Cameron who largely pioneered the class action option for those otherwise without recourse to compensation […]

  • Law Firm Office's Inspirational Quake Sculpture - LawFuel New Zealand
    June 3, 2015

    […] the CTV building collapse, has been commemorated with an inspirational sculpture unveiled outside Duncan Cotterill’s new building this […]

  • FMA Increases Enforcement Activity - LawFuel New Zealand
    June 9, 2015

    […] Chapman Tripp – The high level of enforcement activity by the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) last month may become the new normal as we transition fully into the Financial Markets Conduct Act (FMCA). […]

  • New Digs for Meredith Connell - LawFuel New Zealand
    June 9, 2015

    […] from its image makeover, Meredith Connell is also moving to new digs in the NZME building on Victoria […]

  • Queen City Immigration Lawyer Hits Out - LawFuel New Zealand
    June 9, 2015

    […] Queen City Law – New Zealand’s foremost immigration lawyer says English bureaucrats need a “red hot jacksie up their backside” after a New Zealand man was deported from Wales.  […]

  • Higher Profits For Lawyers From Auckland Property Boom - LawFuel New Zealand
    June 11, 2015

    […] boom has helped local law firms with increased profitability over recent years, according to Moore Stephens Markham latest Law Firm Survey […]

  • Who Owns Your LinkedIn Page? - LawFuel New Zealand
    June 11, 2015

    […] Hornsby-Geluk – Dundas Street Legal – Any subscriber to LinkedIn will be all too familiar with the seemingly endless stream of […]

  • Insurance Settlements: "My Insurer Wants to Settle . . " - LawFuel New Zealand
    June 11, 2015

    […] Webb, Lane Neave – Many insurers have recently changed their strategy and are seeking to cash settle insurance […]

  • "Making Good" And Arguing The Toss at the End of Lease - LawFuel New Zealand
    June 15, 2015

    […] Scott is the Chief Executive Officer of Parallel Directions Limited and has wide experience in property management and commercial property leasing issues and a wide […]

  • Tweeting Your Way Out of a Job - LawFuel New Zealand
    June 30, 2015

    […] Dundas Street Employment Law– Employees saying dumb stuff on social media is no longer just a cause for personal embarrassment – it can also have serious employment consequences. […]

  • Property Management Company Uses Social Media For Fast Leasing Turnaround - LawFuel New Zealand
    July 27, 2015

    […] boutique property management company Stable Property Management has completely a highly successful first-quarter leasing season, averaging a three-day turnaround […]

  • Anti-Money Laundering Compliance - How To Assess A Businesses Risk Profile - LawFuel New Zealand
    August 31, 2015

    […] Kerry Grass,  Principal Anti Money Laundering Consultants* The Anti-Money Laundering & Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (the Act) came into […]

  • The Expert Witness in the Construction Industry
    September 4, 2015

    […] Richard Maiden* This paper was delivered by Richard Maiden, director, Prendos at the 2015 NZIQS […]

  • From "Slut Shaming" to Racist Rants: Suspending Over Public Misconduct - LawFuel New Zealand
    September 15, 2015

    […] BuckettLaw – It has recently been in the media that two DJs at George FM were suspended after allegations were raised that they had ‘slut-shamed’ women on their Breakfast Show. While the conduct of the hosts in question is obviously reprehensible it raises an interesting question of how to balance an employee’s rights, the employer’s obligations and the employer’s desire to manage its image through public relations. […]

  • Florida Personal Injury Attorney Brain New York Illinois Bestbalsamicvinegar Com | Simple Personal Injury
    October 17, 2015

    […] LawFuel Law Firm & Experts Directory – Displaying listings from all locations. Use the fields below to filter listings for a particular country, city, or state. Start by selecting the top most region, the other fields will be automatically updated to show available locations. […]

  • New Crowe Horwath/APLMA survey shows financially healthy NZ legal sector planning for growth - LawFuel New Zealand
    October 19, 2015

    […] survey, conducted by business advisors and accountants Crowe Horwath and the Australasian Legal Practice Management Association (ALPMA), benchmarks the financial […]

  • More New Zealand law jobs coming, says report
    October 19, 2015

    […] has been produced by the Australasian Legal Practice Management Association and carried out by Crowe Horwath, which predicts a five per cent growth on average in the coming […]

  • Another Law Firm Moves Back to Christchurch CBD - LawFuel New Zealand
    October 29, 2015

    […] Mortlock McCormack have been working from temporary premises in Riccarton, but now have the pleasant task of moving into brand new premises owned by investor Surja Yang on the corner of Armagh and Durham Streets. The job of finding the right premises was “mammoth” according to practice manager Shayne Te Aika, particulary their quest to find the right parking, location and time frame. […]

  • The New Zealand Culture of "Strike Action": Change Ahead? - LawFuel New Zealand
    November 2, 2015

    […] Dundas Street Employment Lawyers – Susan Hornby-Geluk – If you have seen Les Miserables you will know that the French do protests and strikes well. They show passion and creativity in a way that seems to have alluded them on the football pitch recently. […]

  • AMINZ highly commended in its category in AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards - LawFuel New Zealand
    November 3, 2015

    […] The Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand has been highly commended in the Not For Profit category in the prestigious 2015 AUT Faculty of Business and Law Excellence in Business Support Awards. […]

  • Auckland Law Firm Creates Potential Legal Storm over Tokyo Rebranding
    November 6, 2015

    […] logo is the same as that used by Auckland-based Jones & Co, who feature the ampersand in the same style as the much-heralded Tokyo brand.  And it places the […]

  • Minter Ellison Rudd Watts Raises $30,000 For Cancer - LawFuel New Zealand
    November 10, 2015

    […] Minter Ellison Rudd Watts have raised $30,000 for child cancer as a result of 20 firm teams competing against one another to raise the money in the firm’s annual fundraising venture. […]

  • You Have Your Court Order - But How Do You Enforce It? - LawFuel New Zealand
    November 24, 2015

    […] we, The CIA Debt Recovery Group Ltd, have specialised in tenancy debt recovery for 18 of the last 22 years, we have found the new […]

  • Gun Barrister On Gun Loopholes - LawFuel New Zealand
    December 2, 2015

    […] gun lawyer is one thing, but being a firearms specialist quite another. For firearms law specialist Nicholas Taylor, he may just be both, but certainly the media firestorm over TV3’s gun-by-mailorder story has […]

  • How to Safely Navigate the Work Christmas Party - The Do's and Don'ts - LawFuel New Zealand
    December 4, 2015

    […] parties can be fraught with risk.  Wellington employment law experts Buckett Law have put together their list of ‘do’s’ and ‘don’ts’ for how to […]

  • When an Employee Becomes the Competitor - LawFuel New Zealand
    December 9, 2015

    […] Duncan Cotterill – We answered questions about employees breaching enduring obligations following termination of their employment for stuff.co.nz. […]

  • Timing Issues on Lawsuits - Timing is Everything - LawFuel New Zealand
    December 9, 2015

    […] Queen City Law – It can be a very frustrating experience to be instructed by a client, only to find that the best claim is now too late, barred by the provisions of the Limitation Act 2010, or the myriad other rules determining when a matter is out of time. […]

  • PrPoductivity Commission’s Recommended Changes to Australia’s Insolvency Laws - LawFuel New Zealand
    December 14, 2015

    […] Baker + McKenzie – The Productivity Commission published its final report on Business Set-up, Transfer and Closure on 7 December 2015. A copy of the final report is available here. […]

  • How One Law Firm Is Making Trade Mark Law Accessible and Affordable to Everyone - LawFuel New Zealand
    December 16, 2015

    […] over seven years ago Zone Law founder, Theodore Doucas – recognising that high legal costs and a time consuming trademark […]

  • What Rights Do Workers Left Out of Pocket Have? - LawFuel New Zealand
    December 17, 2015

    […] Dundas Street Employment Lawyers – The untimely demise of the CallActive call centre has placed its former employees in an unenviable position. Opened in 2013 with the promise of providing employment to up to 2,000 people, CallActive was seen as an opportunity for Wellington to reverse a recent spate of employers leaving the city for Auckland. […]

  • Proudly Kiwi Made - LawFuel New Zealand
    December 22, 2015

    […] Russell McVeagh congratulates Powershop, a subsidiary of Meridian Energy, the Wellington based power company on the conclusion of its significant new agreement with UK-based electricity generator and supplier npower (an RWE company). […]

  • NZ's Leading "Tech" Judge Becomes LawTech NZ Advisor - LawFuel New Zealand
    January 18, 2016

    […] Post eDiscovery NZ – New Zealand’s leading technology Judge, His Honour Judge David Harvey has joined as an […]

  • An annual spike in summer divorce and break-ups has an even darker side - LawFuel New Zealand
    January 31, 2016


  • Herbert Smith Freehills Become First Corporate Diversity Partner at Festival - LawFuel New Zealand
    February 3, 2016

    […] Herbert Smith Freehills has become the first corporate diversity partner to support Brisbane’s MELT Festival. Now in its second year, the Festival is a celebration of queer arts and culture, and of Brisbane’s LGBTI community. […]

  • The Top Lawyers in New Zealand - The Chambers Rankings - LawFuel New Zealand
    February 5, 2016

    […] New Zealand law rankings, which are also dominated by the “golden triangle” firms: Russell McVeagh, Chapman Tripp and Russell […]

  • Employment Law: What's On the Horizon in 2016 - LawFuel New Zealand
    February 10, 2016

    […] Russell McVeagh – 2016 is set to be a big year for employment law in New Zealand.  Below we have compiled our 2016 “must watch” list! […]

  • No Down Under Plans Yet for UK-Canada Law Firm - LawFuel New Zealand
    February 23, 2016

    […] on a merger between UK-based Wragge Lawrence Graham and Canada’s Gowlings, with the launch of Gowling WLG.  The new firm has 18 offices and 1400 legal professionals across its network, with offices also […]

  • Chapman Tripp - Trends and Insights with NZ Equity Capital Markets - LawFuel New Zealand
    February 23, 2016

    […] Chapman Tripp’s “Equity Capital Markets – trends and insights report” for 2016 anticipates a small upturn in IPO activity relative to last year, but not a return to the extraordinary levels of 2014 and 2013.   […]

  • Resolve Technology: The Man Behind The Smart Kiwi Legal Practice Hosting Company - LawFuel New Zealand
    February 23, 2016

    […] Resolve Technology’s success is due to founder and managing director Simon Falconer, an energetic and highly motivated young entrepreneur who saw a gap in the market when trying to solve an IT problem for a friend’s business. […]

  • - LawFuel New Zealand
    February 26, 2016

    […] than ever for lawyers and one of New Zealand’s “home grown” applications is LawFlow, which is capable now of combining two or more PDF […]

  • "Home Grown" eDiscovery System Further Enhanced - LawFuel New Zealand
    February 26, 2016

    […] than ever for lawyers and one of New Zealand’s “home grown” applications is LawFlow, which is capable now of combining two or more PDF […]

  • New Simpson Grierson Partners - LawFuel New Zealand
    February 29, 2016

    […] Simpson Grierson is delighted to announce four new partners across its New Zealand offices. […]

  • Advancing Women: What The Firms Are Doing - LawFuel New Zealand
    March 8, 2016

    […] Russell McVeagh […]

  • DLA Piper Advises Greater Wellington on Ground-Breaking Rail Contract - LawFuel New Zealand
    March 16, 2016

    […] law firm DLA Piper has advised Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) and its subsidiary Greater Wellington Rail […]

  • Wellington Real Estate Guru Departs Capital - LawFuel New Zealand
    March 23, 2016

    […] capital’s residential rental market is also running hot.  Wellington property rental company Stable Property Management’s Lincoln Carlyle  has said that they have never been busier, handling an array of top-level rentals, […]

  • Court ruling and MPI actions against NZ Honey trademark set a dangerous ‘nanny state’ precedent - LawFuel New Zealand
    March 31, 2016

    […] Zone Law – A recent Court of Appeal ruling barring New Zealand Honey International from using their brand names Manuka Doctor and Manuka Pharm on their honey product has serious implications for potentially thousands of New Zealand businesses and product names. […]

  • Government Continuing Its Reform of Local Government Sector - LawFuel New Zealand
    April 17, 2016

    […] Anderson Lloyd – The Government has announced that it intends in June this year to propose a Bill to amend the Local Government Act 2002. […]

  • "Privately Speaking" Report From Chapman Tripp - LawFuel New Zealand
    April 17, 2016

    […] Chapman Tripp – Chapman Tripp’s “Privately Speaking” report is released with a close look at privacy legislation and case law in New Zealand and overseas. […]

  • Wellington QC To Oversee OIO "Good Character" Processes - LawFuel New Zealand
    May 12, 2016

    […] barrister Terry Stapleton QC is undoubtedly just the man to head the inquiry into how the Overseas Investment Office monitors […]

  • RBNZ Income Cap Will Be A Damp Squib, Says Mortgage Expert - LawFuel New Zealand
    May 12, 2016

    […] LoanPlan – Moves by the Reserve Bank to introduce income-related lending restrictions are out of touch, and will have no impact on the heated property market because income caps are no longer practised in New Zealand. […]

  • Visa Abuse and Shenanigans Highlighted by Immigration Lawyer - LawFuel New Zealand
    May 15, 2016

    […] “cowboy” recruiters and shady student scheme operators has been largely prompted by Wellington-based immigration lawyer Kamil Lakshman, who has written about an issue that continues to occupy government and academic […]

  • IP Law Firm Joins NZ China Innovation Centre - LawFuel New Zealand
    May 16, 2016

    […] James & Wells joins NZ China Innovation Centre Intellectual property law firm James & Wells has lent its expertise to the New Zealand China Innovation Centre, signing on as a strategic partner. […]

  • The Auckland Law Firm ‘Start-Up’ - A Busy First Year on the Corporate Beat - LawFuel New Zealand
    May 19, 2016

    […] Flacks & Wong was set up in early 2015 by the Bell Gully alumni, David Flacks being a former senior partner and Daniel Wong a senior associate at the firm. […]

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