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A recipe for success

By Kristy Rusher - Chief Legal Officer, Dunedin City Council| September 26, 2018 at 10:25 PM

It was midnight at Logan International Airport, Boston and the arrivals crowd was thinning rapidly.   Inhaling the summer breeze as I stepped into an Uber, home felt a very long way away.

The vexed issue of court costs for in-house counsel

By Herman Visagie, General Counsel TSB and ILANZ committee member| July 30, 2018 at 11:30 PM

When is an in-house lawyer not the equal of external counsel?

In relation to claiming costs, when in-house counsel are undertaking litigation work on behalf of their employer. . . or so it is claimed.

Costs claimed by lawyers – recent cases​

June 29, 2018 at 4:08 AM

Members may have seen an item in this week’s LawPoints regarding Costs claimed by Lawyer litigant in person.

ILANZ Awards 2018 - Winners Announced

May 24, 2018 at 2:56 AM

The winners of the 2018 ILANZ In-house Lawyer Awards have been announced. The awards were made at the 31st ILANZ Conference Gala Dinner on 18 May in Hamilton, following the national ILANZ conference.

ILANZ Conference 2018 - Register Now

April 30, 2018 at 2:28 AM

What have you done this year that has energised your enthusiasm for the in-house legal profession, exposed you to innovation and new ways of thinking and helped you meet a great bunch of in-house lawyers?
It can be hard justifying the…

Deloitte: Know your numbers workshops June 2018 - Save the date

April 30, 2018 at 2:34 AM

Back by popular demand, we are running the ILANZ-Deloitte 'Know Your Numbers' half-day accounting workshops created specifically for in-house lawyers in June. We will be running the half-day workshop in Auckland on Tuesday, 12 June.

Navigate: Save the date

April 30, 2018 at 2:36 AM

The second Navigate event will be hosted by Air New Zealand on Wednesday 30 May, 7. 30am-9am. The two topics that will be covered in the session are:

the GDPR; and
Managing offshore legal disputes.

ILANZ Awards 2018 - Nominate Now

By Website Administrator , | March 9, 2018 at 3:22 AM

Where could a $5,000 boost to your training budget take you?Nominations are now open for the 2018 ILANZ Awards in the following categories:

Buddle Findlay Public Sector In-house Lawyer of the Year
Greenwood Roche Private Sector In-house Lawyer of the Year
MAS Young In-house Lawyer…

In-house Counsel Worldwide Summit - Toronto 2018

February 5, 2018 at 9:57 PM

Five reasons why you should attend

Reason #1 – We are the world! – I have found when working with our global partners through ICW, that in-house counsel around the world have more in common than they do differences.

ACC Australia National Conference 2017 - reflections

By Herman Visagie, General Counsel TSB Bank and Vice President ILANZ Committee| December 18, 2017 at 12:00 AM

 “The show will go on, but it will be a different sort of show, not the one we necessarily auditioned for.