ILANZ, In-House Lawyers Association of New Zealand

In-House Insider Articles

Shared Services - Approval in principle

15 December 2015


The ILANZ committee has been working for many years to widen the ambit for in-house lawyers to provide legal services to entities with various degrees of relationship with their employer.

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Women of Influence

18 November 2015


We salute and acknowledge the lawyers honoured recently in the 2015 Westpac Women of Influence Awards. Former in-house counsel and now Chief Executive of Gibson Group, Victoria Spackman won the Arts and Culture Award.

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Health & Wellbeing Resources

18 November 2015


Those of you who attended our ILANZmini events in Auckland and Wellington last week, will have enjoyed hearing from our health and wellbeing speakers who got you thinking about your health risk factors as a busy professional and strategies for...

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Developing the reflective practitioner within

By Ken Trass, NZLS Continuing Professional Development Manager| 20 October 2015


Engaging with professional learning is essential for maintaining our competence for the benefit of the client, ourselves and the organisation. One way of doing this is through reflective practice.

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Managing Legal Risk

20 October 2015


Key themes emerging from the ILANZ mini-conferences were the vital importance of organisational culture in managing legal risk and the need to avoid any filtering of risk alerts as they progress upwards in an organisation.

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Debrief: General Counsel Forum

20 October 2015


Considering a class action is often now the first response to unexpected events across a wide number of industries.

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Exploring the Delivery of in-house Legal Services Around the World

16 September 2015


Tania Warburton, recipient of the 2014 ILANZ Research Scholarship, has recently returned from overseas where she undertook study on government in-house legal services. She has written the following piece on her experience ...

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ILANZessence - 'Finding the Bright Lines'

16 September 2015


At its most basic, ethics is easy.  It is about finding the best answer to a seemingly simple question; “what ought one do”?

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The Future is Ours to Invent

18 August 2015


What is the real value we bring as lawyers? This was the question posed by renowned legal futurist Professor Richard Susskind at the recent Government Legal Conference in Wellington.

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Debrief: General Counsel Forum

18 August 2015


Every quarter, ILANZ and Bell Gully jointly host a forum for senior General Counsel and Chief Legal Advisors (with three or more lawyers in their teams).

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