Ministry of Justice news

Chief justice suspends all Auckland jury trials in October

Chief justice suspends all Auckland jury trials in October

The decision was made to provide “certainty to jurors, court participants and the profession”

Chen Palmer senior associate elected as NZ Asian Lawyers deputy president

Chen Palmer senior associate elected as NZ Asian Lawyers deputy president

The litigation expert is expected to “bring an important and dynamic perspective”

UK AG resumes duties on return from historic maternity leave

UK AG resumes duties on return from historic maternity leave

The government is set to present proposals to resolve issues related to adoption and parental leave

COVID-19 and NZ courts updates: 2 September

COVID-19 and NZ courts updates: 2 September

Under alert levels 3 and 4, most cases will be heard remotely

Legal aid provider numbers in the UK declining steadily, study reveals

Legal aid provider numbers in the UK declining steadily, study reveals

Survey results also showed that a significant chunk of the public considers legal aid to be inaccessible