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TED Talk - All it takes is 10 mindful minutes

By Website Administrator , | June 29, 2020 at 11:40 PM

When is the last time you did absolutely nothing for 10 whole minutes? Not texting, talking or even thinking? Mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe describes the transformative power of doing just that: Refreshing your mind for 10 minutes a day, simply…

Training for Privacy Officers - Simply Privacy

By Website Administrator , | June 29, 2020 at 11:43 PM

Being a Privacy Officer is an increasingly complex
job - and its often the responsibility of in-house counsel. As well as keeping up with customer expectations and new technology, the compliance landscape is also changing.

COVID-19 a great chance for juniors to advance in-house

By Website Administrator , | July 1, 2020 at 5:14 AM

Speaking recently on The Corporate Counsel Show, University of Tasmania lawyer Theo Kapodistrias said that, despite the economic turbulence and uncertainty caused by the global coronavirus pandemic, and now national recession, now is “definitely a great time” for younger, more…

President's Column - June 2020


Kia ora koutou


Writing your first column as President might feel a bit daunting, but I’m actually feeling pretty grateful and excited as well.

President's Report 2020

By Website Administrator , | May 22, 2020 at 12:23 PM

The 2020 ILANZ AGM took place via zoom on Friday, 22 May.         

When looking back over the past 8 months, we realised just how busy it's been - so we thought we would share Sian Wingate's Presidents Report.

NZLS National Mentoring Programme - Need a hand? Or got one to spare?

By Website Administrator , | May 29, 2020 at 2:57 AM

In mid-May, the New Zealand Law Society | Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa launched its National Mentoring Programme to provide professional support and guidance to lawyers as they navigate fast-paced changes.

A quick chat with...

By Website Administrator , | May 29, 2020 at 3:10 AM

Sian Atkinson, Senior Legal Advisor, Te Wānanga o Aotearoa & ILANZ Committee member 


1)      How long have you been on the ILANZ Committee for?

Since 22 May 2020.

Open Minds webinars - difficult discussions & changing culture

By Website Administrator , | May 29, 2020 at 3:22 AM

From: Mental Health Foundation

Talking about mental health at work is relevant because we spend so much of our lives there! We bring our whole selves to work and sometimes we go through hard times and need extra support.

The Corporate Counsel Show: Leading in-house teams through COVID-19

By Website Administrator , | May 29, 2020 at 3:24 AM

From: Lawyers Weekly

While the coronavirus pandemic has seen many businesses struggle to adapt to working from home, others have found the transition to be relatively smooth, without any compromise in quality of work or productivity.

ThinkLink: Moving on from the pandemic means letting go

By Website Administrator , | May 29, 2020 at 3:26 AM

From The Ethics Centre 

Emerging from the turbulence of COVID-19, we have the opportunity to escape the hold of our past and use moral imagination to explore a better future.