Mackenzie McCarty

Mackenzie McCarty
Mackenzie McCarty is a business journalist and writes for several Key Media publications which include Australasian Lawyer, NZ LawyerAustralian Broker Online, and Insurance Business Online.

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No dreams left undone

November will mark 20 years since Mai Chen co-founded public law firm Chen Palmer. Now a prominent industry figure, Chen tells NZ Lawyer about the firm’s future and an inescapable client shift

Q&A with the Council’s Counsel: Katherine Anderson, Auckland Council GC

Katherine Anderson took up the role of general counsel at the Auckland Council in February this year. In an interview with NZ Lawyer, she discusses on-going development of the council’s in-house team

Tauranga firm advises on major Port transaction

A Bay of Plenty firm has announced it advised Port of Tauranga on a major strategic alliance with Kotahi Logistics – a transaction which will see a significant increase in container volumes shipped through the Port

Stress is bad - but not as bad as you think

It can take nearly 20 minutes for your brain to re-focus following a distraction, which can make work stressful for busy lawyers. However, while stress is definitely bad, it may not actually be as detrimental as you think

Lighter Side: Trainee lawyer spends entire student loan on cosmetic surgery

A UK university student has ditched her job as a trainee lawyer after using her entire student loan to help pay for £10,000 (NZ$19,500) worth of cosmetic surgery

The law: A disabled profession

Nearly a quarter of all New Zealanders live with some kind of disability – and the proportion of prison inmates is significantly higher. So where are all of our disabled lawyers?

Hot List: Jen Crawford, Anderson Lloyd

Anderson Lloyd partner owner, Jen Crawford, tells NZ Lawyer about her involvement in what is believed to be the largest heritage restoration project of its kind anywhere in the world

The law firm website with ‘balls’

Singaporean law firm TSMP has been causing a stir with its unique website. NZ Lawyer catches up with its joint managing director to find out about the thought process behind creating websites clients actually want to spend time on

Webb Henderson advises on AUD$1.01 billion transaction

Webb Henderson has teamed up with one of the Aussie "big six" firms to advise on a AU$1.01 billion acquisition

Lighter Side: Aussie lawyer cheats on ethics exam

In what is, quite possibly, the most ironic case of exam-cheating ever recorded, an Australian lawyer has been struck down after being found guilty of cheating on his ethics exam