ILANZ, In-House Lawyers Association of New Zealand


ILANZ Profile

Profile - The Weenink Brothers

By JAMES GREENLAND| 21 June 2016

Their banter begins almost before the invitation to be profiled by ILANZ is accepted.

Profile - Jonty Somers, Chief Legal Adviser at Department of Conservation


Department of Conservation Chief Legal Adviser Jonty Somers once dreamed of Game Park ranging in deepest, darkest Africa, or exploring exotic fauna in the far-flung valleys of China, or becoming a surgeon.

Profile - TVNZ Legal Team

By James Greenland| 19 April 2016

Profile - John Adank, International Legal Adviser at Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

By James Greenland| 16 March 2016

John Adank joined the NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1986, “impressed and inspired" by the contribution that New Zealand and its team of international lawyers, headed by Chris Beeby, had been making to international law in areas like the...

Profile - Una Jagose, Solicitor General

By James Greenland| 17 February 2016

Real public service may admittedly be less racy than the plots of her favourite TV law dramas, but Una Jagose still thinks government legal work is the most interesting and engaging there is.

Profile - Kerensa Johnston, General Counsel for Wakatu Incorporation

By James Greenland - NZLS Journalist| 20 January 2016

Penning thoughts for her Insider profile from a hammock slung between nikau palms in the Abel Tasman national park, Kerensa Johnston is a world away from the fast-paced multinational commercial enterprise she helps to run out of Wakatu, just a...

Profile - Bronwyn Jones, NZLS Principal Advisor

By James Greenland| 15 December 2015

As she grew up in the Western hills behind Wellington, New Zealand Law Society’s principal advisor to the Executive Director’s department and in-house lawyer Bronwyn Jones dreamed of becoming a hero just like the many police officers who lived in...

Profile – Katherine Anderson, Director Legal and Risk, Auckland Council

By James Greenland| 17 November 2015

Tokoroa-born Katherine Anderson has advised both the Clark and Key governments, co-led the Police’s participation in the Pike River Royal Commission, and still considers litigation a part of her “legal DNA” despite having had a primarily in-house focus in her...

Profile – Hayley Evans, Senior Legal Counsel, Todd Corporation

By James Greenland| 20 October 2015

“Girls can do anything” Hayley Evans’s mum would whisper in her ear each night when she was young. She’s “fairly sure” anyway.

Profile - Sarah Owen, New Zealand Super Fund

16 September 2015

Looking after all of our futures