By JAMES GREENLAND| 21 June 2016
Their banter begins almost before the invitation to be profiled by ILANZ is accepted.
By JAMES GREENLAND| 18 May 2016
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.
By James Greenland| 19 April 2016
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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.
16 September 2015
Looking after all of our futures