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A lot of what’s wrong with our judicial system just requires tweaking. This is beyond that. It needs some open heart surgery – Anonymous lawyer

LCRO delays equal ‘justice denied’

Fri 22 Apr

The latest report by the Legal Complaints Review Officer (LCRO) is not so much an annual update as “a real cry for help,” say concerned lawyers.
 

Judge 'astounded' by censured lawyer's lack of notes

Wed 30 Mar 3

The lawyer says he "does not believe" in file notes.

ON THE MONEY: IRD details new property regime

Fri 18 Sep

Some foreign investors will probably be deterred because prospective buyers won’t want to reveal their tax data

 

Former National candidate and lawyer struck off for misusing $600,000

Tue 30 Jun

Ken Yee took more than $500,000 in unauthorised loans, which have been repaid, but still owes $95,000 in fees diverted to his own companies.

Davina Murray (TV3)

Davina Murray struck off

Thu 26 Feb

She showed "flagrant disregard of the mutual trust and respect between a lawyer and prison authorities."

Law Society president Chris Moore

Sweeping new tax information rules are 'unlawful search and seizure'

Tue 9 Dec 2

Changes to how Inland Revenue shares information with Police have lawyers up in arms.

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