New Zealand Law Society news

Lawyer behaviour to be checked against Lawyers and Conveyancers Act amendments

Lawyer behaviour to be checked against Lawyers and Conveyancers Act amendments

The new rules take effect on 1 July, and focus on addressing bullying and harassment

Law Society invites feedback on independent review of legal services statutory framework

Law Society invites feedback on independent review of legal services statutory framework

The organisation is seeking input on a draft Terms of Reference

Disciplinary tribunal sets May date with ex-Russell McVeagh partner

Disciplinary tribunal sets May date with ex-Russell McVeagh partner

The NZLS National Standards Committee had levelled several misconduct charges at the lawyer

Taranaki firms announce merger

Taranaki firms announce merger

“Clients will now have the added benefit of a larger firm with a wider range of legal expertise,” firms say

Wyndham Chambers adds family law expert to its barrister ranks

Wyndham Chambers adds family law expert to its barrister ranks

New addition is also a trained mediator and has conducted a large number of family mediations