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Chen Palmer is at the cutting edge of public law – so there’s always lots going on. Here you can find media releases, articles and presentations by us, and examples of our work in the news.

Chen Palmer Senior Associate Claire English on Prime TV's Back Benches

10 Jun 2016 / News articles

Senior Associate Claire English discussed the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 on Prime TV's Back Benches

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Mai Chen named in NZ Lawyer's legal industry Hot List 2016

08 Jun 2016 / News articles

NZ Lawyers named Mai Chen in the legal industry Hot List - inspiring lawyers making their mark in the industry

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Mai Chen on pay equity recommendations

08 Jun 2016 / News articles

Mai Chen discussed pay equity recommendations on Radio New Zealand's Morning Report

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BYOD – Managing Information Security Risks and Personal Devices

08 Jun 2016 / Publications and presentations

Schools and teachers are used to managing large amounts of sensitive and personal information, particularly information about students and student achievement. With increasing pressure on teaching staff to work flexibly, and be available out of class time, the use of personal digital devices is increasing.

This brings potential gains in efficiency, productivity and creativity. However, the use of personal devices also creates risks to privacy and confidentiality, especially where personal information about students needs to be accessible as part of the job. Schools therefore need to ensure that all sensitive and personal information contained on teachers’ personal devices is held safely.

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The Health and Safety At Work Act 2015 Two Months In – How not to be a guinea pig

07 Jun 2016 / Publications and presentations

The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (“HSWA”) came into force on 4 April 2016, heralding an overnight culture shift of health and safety in New Zealand workplaces. Suddenly, everyone in the workplace has a new health and safety title (PCBU and/or Officer and/or Worker) but unfortunately, our new titles did not come with instructions.

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Kea Inspire 2016

04 May 2016 / News articles

Chen Palmer founding partner Mai Chen is speaking at Kea Inspire 2016

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Mai Chen: Diversity changing what it means to be a New Zealander

04 May 2016 / News articles

New Colmar Brunton research reports that a "new modern New Zealander is starting to emerge", driven by both our changing cultural mix and our need to adapt to the changing world

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Mai Chen: Diversity changing what it means to be a New Zealander

04 May 2016 / Media releases

New Colmar Brunton research reports that a "new modern New Zealander is starting to emerge", driven by both our changing cultural mix and our need to adapt to the changing world.

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Mai Chen named in Top 50 Diversity Figures in Public Life in Global Diversity List supported by The Economist

03 May 2016 / Publications and presentations

Mai Chen, Chair of the Superdiversity Centre for Law, Policy and Business, has been named on The Economist’s Top 50  Global Diversity List. Mai Chen is also Managing Partner at Chen Palmer Partners, Chair of New Zealand Asian Leaders, Adjunct Professor for the Faculty of Law at the University of Auckland, and a Director of the BNZ.

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Superdiversity Stocktake Forum Reveals Hunger For Cultural Intelligence

14 Apr 2016 / Media releases

The Superdiversity Centre has released a CQ Stocktake from the Response to the Superdiversity Stocktake forums held last month in Auckland and Wellington, at which world-class superdiversity expert and founder of Common Purpose, Julia Middleton, gave the keynote addresses on how New Zealand can develop cultural intelligence to lift its economic and social performance, followed by presentations by key business and public sector leaders.

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