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2016 ILANZ Scholarship research report: Valuing our lawyers

By Sarah Taylor, Principal Legal Advisor, Tasman District Council| May 30, 2017 at 2:37 AM

Sarah Taylor was awarded the 2016 ILANZ scholarship to undertake research into flexible working in the legal profession.

ILANZ Awards 2017 - Winners announced

By Tiffany Henderson| May 30, 2017 at 3:53 AM

The 2017 ILANZ Awards were announced on Friday night in Rotorua at the ILANZ conference gala dinner. ILANZ would like to extend its congratulations to all the winners and finalists.

Proposed pay equity legislation: more questions than answers

By Catherine Fleming | March 29, 2017 at 12:00 AM

The introduction of new pay equity legislation is among the Government’s priorities for this year, with a bill likely to be put forward in the next couple of months.

The right solution, at the wrong time?

By Hayden Wilson, Partner, Kensington Swan| November 24, 2016 at 12:00 AM

'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.

ILANZ Scholarship Opening December

November 30, 2016 at 12:00 AM

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.

Solicitor-General inspires government lawyers

By Helen Mackay| October 19, 2016 at 12:00 AM

“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.

Spotlight on Diversity

September 1, 2016 at 9:22 AM

Carmel Mulhern, Group General Counsel of Telstra Australia outlines her approach to encouraging diversity in the legal profession.

Responding to today’s legal value challenge – one team’s story implementing value-based pricing

September 20, 2016 at 12:00 AM

 Lessons from Maria Polczynski

“We are living in very interesting times that both demand and provide new opportunities for the delivery of legal services” according to Maria Polczynski, former Head of Group Legal at Bendigo and Adelaide Bank, who spoke at…

The not so secret weapon—common interest privilege in workplace health and safety investigations

By Grant Nicholson, Partner and Olivia Welsh, Solicitor, Kensington Swan| August 1, 2016 at 9:21 AM

WorkSafe New Zealand (‘WorkSafe’) is increasingly undertaking complex multi-party investigations into the activities of all parties involved in or connected with workplace health and safety incidents.

Shared Services series

August 1, 2016 at 9:22 AM

What are the opportunities and challenges that arise as a result of the shared services changes and how can you help your organisation navigate these?

Jeremy Ford, Chief Legal Advisor at the Earthquake Commission, has been involved in the Crown working…