Samantha Woodhill

Samantha Woodhill
Sam oversees news updates on legal matters at NZ Lawyer.

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Kiwi firm advises on IPO and NZX, ASX dual listing

One firm has advised on a major dual listing with a market capitalisation of $154.5m.

Lawyers weigh in on MasterCard trademark battle

IP lawyers speak out on the high profile MasterCard trademark battle with World Masters Games.

First NewLaw business to become a registered law firm

New Zealand’s first NewLaw firm is gaining momentum, having announced a high-profile addition to the team and its application to become an incorporated legal practice

Innovative firm is inspiring others

One law firm is at the forefront of innovation, and is encouraging Kiwi businesses to be the same.

Firm assists in establishing major FinTech program

Australasian law firm has helped Kiwibank to establish its ground-breaking Fintech Accelerator program

Health and Safety at Work Act, six months on

Simpson Grierson health and safety director Terry Johnson explains how Kiwi organisations are adapting

Record compensation award could trigger claim shift

MacGregor V Craig may have set a more lucrative pathway for aggrieved employees pursuing claims, according to one expert.

Students tackle Pacific legal injustices

A group of Auckland Law School students have launched a forum giving Pacific law students a voice.

Law professor furious over proposal to increase student intake

An Auckland law professor says the proposal to increase the number of law graduates will dilute the student experience resulting in slipping world ranks

Top-tier litigator wins pan-Asia award

A high-profile Kiwi litigator has been named this year’s Disputes Star at the Asialaw Dispute Resolution Awards.