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Mark Henaghan – The Legal Luminaries Project

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

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

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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

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Resource Legislation Amendment Act 2017

Second tranche of amendments in force as from 18 October 2017 The Resource Legislation Amendment Act 2017 was passed in April this year. This legislation affects a number of environmental statutes, with a focus on amendments to the Resource Management Act 1991. This represents the Government’s second phase of reform of the Resource Management Act ...more

Nikki Chamberlain, Auckland University

About Nikki Chamberlain – Presenter New and Emerging Scholars Symposium

Nikki Chamberlain is a Lecturer at the University of Auckland Law School. Nikki has a B.A./L.L.B. (Hons) degree from the University of Auckland and a LL.M. degree from Vanderbilt University. She has expertise in a number of areas, including Torts, the Law of Family Property and New Zealand and American Civil Procedure. Currently, her primary ...more

Dr Ruiping Ye, University of Victoria, Wellington

About Dr Ruiping Ye – New and Emerging Scholars Symposium 2017

Dr Ruiping Ye is an Adjunct Lecturer at Victoria University of Wellington Law Faculty and Senior Legal Officer at the New Zealand Council of Legal Education. Background Ruiping holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Xiamen University, China. She graduated with Master of Laws with distinction in 2009, and PhD in May 2017, from Victoria ...more

Sean Goltz - Waikato University

About Dr Sean Goltz – New and Emerging Scholars Symposium 2017

Dr Sean Goltz is currently based at Waikato University School of Law where he lectures on cyber law, the role of technology in law, digital learning and artificial intelligence. Background Sean earned his PhD at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Canada,  his LLB and LLM degrees with The University of Haifa and is licensed to practise ...more

Dr Elizabeth Macpherson - Canterbury University

About Dr Elizabeth Macpherson – presenter New and Emerging Scholars Symposium 2017

Dr. Elizabeth Macpherson is a Lecturer at University of Canterbury School of Law, where she teaches human rights, Indigenous land and resources law, and natural resources law.  Her research interests are in natural resources, environmental and Indigenous law, in Latin American and Australasian contexts.  She has a particular interest in the protection of Indigenous and environmental ...more