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In-House Insider Articles

Leadership in focus: CLANZ mini 2013

By Turei Mackey| 1 November 2013


All aspects of leadership were the focal point of CLANZ’s inaugural CLANZmini conference last month.

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Michael Heron QC, A Year in the Solicitor-Generals Role

By Turei Mackey| 1 September 2013


When eCLANZ caught up with Solicitor-General Michael Heron QC it had been just over a year since the former Russell McVeagh partner had started in the role, and a very busy year at that.

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LexisNexis solutions designed to improve productivity for in-house lawyers

By Jan Lang| 1 September 2013


In a challenging and regulated business environment, working as an in-house lawyer can be demanding. Lighten the load with LexisNexis solutions that can:

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Energy Law Association Essay Competition 2013

16 July 2013


This year the Energy Law Association (ELA) is running the inaugural ELA Essay Competition.  The ELA invites applicants from a wide range of legal areas.  We envisage that essays will be on any legal topic directly of relevance to the...

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CLANZ Chapman Tripp Public Sector In-House Lawyer of the Year 2013 Wendy Brandon

1 July 2013


Congratulations on receiving the CLANZ-Chapman Tripp Public Sector In-House Lawyer of the Year award. What do you think drove this recognition from your organisation and external advisors?

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Starting to prepare for CPD

18 June 2013


The proposed rules and guidelines for the introduction of mandatory continuing professional development for all lawyers are now before the Minister of Justice for approval.  We have been asking different legal teams what they are doing to prepare for the...

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Employment provision for in-house lawyers

By Rachael Breckon| 1 May 2013


In-house lawyers might like to consider including in their employment contracts a provision that recognises they are officers of the court and that these duties override their duties to their client organisation.  With that in mind, Kensington Swan employment law...

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Report outlines leading in-house behaviours

By Rachael Breckon| 1 October 2012


The Law Society’s CLANZ section has launched a comprehensive report which outlines the behaviours found in leading in-house legal practice. The primary characteristic identified in 89% of top legal departments is that the most senior in-house lawyer in the organisation...

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Bribery and corruption in Australiasia survey

By Rachael Breckon| 1 September 2012


Deloitte Forensic just released the results from the first survey of Bribery and Corruption conducted in Australasia. The report, not only provides a summary of the survey results, but also presents the views of regulatory bodies, the international body fighting...

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2015 ILANZ Scholarship Report: The Government legal in-house model

By By Tania Warburton, Policy Advisor (Legal) Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet| 25 August 2017


Tania Warburton was awarded the ILANZ scholarship at the end of 2014.Using this support and her 2015 Leadership Development Centre (LDC) fellowship, Tania attended Harvard Law School’s Leadership in Corporate Counsel Programme.On her return to New Zealand, Tania interviewed a...

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