Sir Thomas Gault, 1938 - 2015 (22 May 2015)

Former Court of Appeal President and inaugural Supreme Court justice Sir Thomas Gault died in Auckland on 19 May 2015 aged 76. Sir Thomas was known as a judge who was meticulous in examining every aspect of the law surrounding the case he was hearing. His extensive knowledge and background... More about Sir Thomas Gault, 1938 - 2015.

FMA publishes advice for lawyers offering contributory mortgages (21 May 2015)

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has published an information sheet, New requirements for lawyers offering contributory mortgages. This provides information on the situation applying from 30 September 2016 when the exemption for lawyers acting as contributory mortgage brokers to comply with the Securities Act (Contributory Mortgage) Regulations 1988 ceases. The... More about FMA publishes advice for lawyers offering contributory mortgages.

Dispute Resolution Scholarship established (20 May 2015)

Dispute resolution firm FairWay Resolution has announced establishment of the $10,000 FairWay Resolution Anne Scragg Scholarship to encourage continuing professional development within the dispute resolution profession. The scholarship includes a cash contribution of up to $10,000 towards further study/research and it will be awarded annually beginning in 2015. The scholarship... More about Dispute Resolution Scholarship established.