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How Vulnerable is Your Firm to Being Used for Money Laundering or Financing Terror?

How Vulnerable is Your Firm to Being Used for Money Laundering or Financing Terror?

Don’t know? By 1 July 2018, you’re required to know, by law. In less than four months time Phase 2 of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Read more…

The Legal Luminaries Project - interviews with leading lawyers

Mark Henaghan – The Legal Luminaries Project

This is the third in a series of in-depth interviews with our esteemed legal leaders; our legal luminaries. Professor Mark Henaghan looks back over his life in Read more…

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Understanding therapeutic jurisprudence

Therapeutic jurisprudence (TJ) derives from the early work of two North American law professors (Professors David Wexler and Bruce Winick) who were concerned to explore Read more…

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Why plain language law is shaping the way legal solutions are delivered

It’s time we thought differently about delivering legal services. The practice of law has changed. The days of hiring practitioners with specialist knowledge and decades Read more…

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Practice Management: 5 Ways to Make Your Small Law Firm More Efficient

Long hours are typical for law firms, but how often do you find yourself underestimating your billable hours, or those “pass on” client costs? This Read more…

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Cultivating Innovation in a Risk-Averse Legal Industry

Innovation has always been synonymous with risk. In the past, pure technical ability — not innovation — was the key differentiator between firms in a Read more…

New tricks—Not if but how

While numerous reports have considered how technology will affect the labour market, the specific impacts on older workers have not been discussed. Geoff Pearman* takes a look Read more…

Ian McIntosh discusses his role as Commercial Manager Product Development

Ian McIntosh is the Commercial Manager Product Development for Thomson Reuters NZ. That sounds awfully important, but what does he exactly do? In this interview for Legal Insight we Read more…

Climate migrants will need more than ‘dignity’ If migration becomes necessary for low-lying states and New Zealand wants to help, we have to do so in ways that are socially and culturally sustainable, writes Victoria University’s Nathan Ross
Achieving profitability with alternative fee arrangements

With the increasing prevalence of alternative fee arrangements (AFAs) – such as fixed, blended and capped fees and retainers – firms have the ability to Read more…