Professor Jacinta Ruru Otago University Law School

Toitū te Whenua, Toitū te Mana

Renay Taylor, Thomson Reuters NZ  Senior Product Development Manager, attended University of Otago Professor Jacinta Ruru’s Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL).  This is her account of the event. She writes… This has been a stellar year for Jacinta Ruru (Raukawa, Ngāti Ranginui me Ngāti Maniapoto), Professor of Law at Otago University. On 1 January 2016 she commenced ...more

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The Law of Secured Credit launches

The Law of Secured Credit, by University of Otago academic Barry Allan was launched recently at a function hosted by the University and attended by friends, members of the profession, colleagues and students. The book is one of the largest bodies of academic writing completed for a first edition by a single author in New Zealand. ...more

Legal Research Webinars - New Dates Available - July - Oct 2016

Legal Research Webinars – New Dates Available – July – Oct 2016

Join us for an interactive live online legal research training session.  All training is complimentary and included as part of your subscription. All training is delivered by the Training Specialist Team via web conferencing or “WebEx”.  This method provides a quick, easy, efficient and convenient way to receive training. Simply select a course from the ...more

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Margaret Bedggood – The Legal Luminaries Project

This is the second of a series of in-depth interviews with our esteemed legal leaders; our legal luminaries.  Professor Margaret Bedggood, QSO looks back over her life in the law, speaking candidly about her achievements, offering advice for younger lawyers and discusses what she thinks are the most important legal issues right now. About The Legal Luminaries Project ...more

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Infinitylaw – software for legal practice management

A lawyer’s time is always of the essence Managing time and information are fundamental to operating a successful legal practice. For many that is achieved through a fully featured and integrated legal practice system called Infinitylaw. What is Infinitylaw? Infinitylaw is a well-respected, customisable accounting, management and marketing system you can tailor to fit the ...more

Thomson Reuters NZ training tips

ProView NZ Tip – How to access a list of legislation in an eBook or eSub title

The Alphabetical List of Legislation menu option provides a quick method for locating legislation available in a product in ProView.  The Alphabetical List of Legislation link is listed in the table of contents of publications that contain a number of different Acts and Regulations. Examples of NZ Titles that feature the Alphabetical List of Legislation menu option include: ...more

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Thomson Reuters’ Author Pam Davidson reflects on the late Judge Paul Barber

Judge Paul Barber died on 4th October 2016 after a battle with motor neuron disease. Wellington barrister and taxation specialist Pam Davidson reflects on his contribution to tax law in New Zealand and on her experience of working alongside him on the text: “Taxation of Property Transactions in New Zealand”, which will be available on ...more

Thomson Reuters NZ training tips

ProView NZ Tip – Table of Contents Searching

Did you know you can locate a topic featured in a product by running a Table of Contents filter search?  Simply type in a topic you want to find into the table of contents filter search box to locate all headings and subheadings that match that term.  You can then select the Chapter or Section ...more

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Westlaw News – New Sources Added

Year to date, Westlaw News has released 310 publications. See below for some of the recently added sources: The New Age (South Africa, daily) The Times (South Africa, daily) Africa Newswire (daily) Africa Report – monthly magazine used by decision makers to anticipate economic, industry and political changes within Africa, including surveys, sector reports and specific ...more

Thomson Reuters NZ training tips

Westlaw NZ Tip – Removing gridlines from document downloads

After you have downloaded a document from Westlaw NZ into Word, you may see gridlines as per the example below.  These can be distracting, and while you cannot totally remove them from your Microsoft Word document, you can remove them from view.       Step 1:     On your Microsoft Word toolbar, look for the ...more