In-House Insider Articles
By Hayden Wilson, Partner, Kensington Swan| 24 November 2016
'Why don't we just cut to the chase?' It's a phrase we hear often - the parties have gathered, they've done their preparation and they are ready for us to lead them to the promised land... settlement...and quickly...
30 November 2016
ILANZ will be inviting applications for the 2017 ILANZ scholarship next month. We strongly encourage all in-house counsel and post-graduate law students to consider applying for this opportunity.The total scholarship award of up to $10,000 may be made to an...
By Helen Mackay| 19 October 2016
“Be strong, be courageous, be steadfast.” This was the final encouragement with which Solicitor-General Una Jagose QC ended her address at the Government Lawyers Conference in Wellington in August.
By Toby Gee, Special Counsel & Eleanor Milne, Solicitor, MinterEllisonRuddWatts| 19 October 2016
Augmented reality (AR), the technology behind Pokémon Go, creates a virtual world that overlaps with the physical, so users can interact with a combination of both worlds in real time.
By Catherine Fleming, Senior Associate, Public Law at Kensington Swan| 20 September 2016
The Government is in the process of fashioning “a world-leading framework for the consideration of pay equity”, to be announced “in the not too distant future” according to Michael Woodhouse, Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety.
20 September 2016
The July/August General Counsel Forums focused on diversity, with special guest speaker Dame Jenny Shipley.
20 September 2016
Lessons from Maria Polczynski
19 July 2016
The following article is the first in a series where we invite in-house lawyers in various organisations to share how the Shared Services rules changes will impact their provision of legal services.
Distress and Injury to Feelings: Will Employees Increasingly Look to the Human Rights Review Tribunal?
By Steve Wragg, Senior Associate and Mallory Ward, Solicitor, Kensington Swan| 21 June 2016
An employee who has suffered unlawful discrimination may opt to bring their claim in the Employment Relations Authority (Authority) or in the Human Rights Review Tribunal (HRRT).
21 June 2016
The New Zealand Law Society's Practising Well initiative provides access to support and resources for lawyers in three key areas: healthy mind, healthy body, and healthy practice.