By Daniel Owen, The Legal Forecast The explosive growth of blockchain during the past two years has coincided with a parallel growth in the use of cryptographic tokens in fundraising beyond the traditional methods contemplated by Chapters 5C and 6D of the Australian Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Act). Consequently, new Read more…
Dear Katie – How important are grades? Part 2 This column is Part 2 of a two part series about grades, prompted by a reader question. You can read Part 1 of the series here. This is a column not so much about how high grades lead to Read more…
The New Lawyer podcast: Episode 17 – NZLS President Kathryn Beck talks Employment Law, the future of NZ lawyers and loving your work
Kathryn talks about her career as an employment lawyer, her involvement in the Law Society, her vision for the best future for law in New Zealand, her advice to new lawyers, her thoughts on mental health for lawyers, and her joy and love for the practice of law.
Olivia Chamberlain, Policy Analyst for Ministry for the Environment, shares her experiences of another way your law degree can be put to use!
“the Otago District Law Society did not allow her full access to their library and excluded her from annual dinners due to her status as a woman. Thankfully, this sort of blatant discrimination is no longer tolerated.”
“When one thinks of frontier areas of law, criminal law is hardly the first that springs to mind. However, in recent times, criminal justice has seen the emergence of artificial intelligence in the courtroom”
“Had it not been for a browse on seek.co.nz, I would have never discovered the advertisement for the position I’m in now – and I applied on the last day, within the last hour of the application window closing.”