Since releasing the Superdiversity Stocktake: Implications for Law, Policy and Business last November, (downloaded now over 130,000 times), I have realised the need to refresh what the word “diversity” means in 21st century New Zealand.
“I knew I had been nominated [for the Women of Influence Awards], but I didn’t expect to get selected as a finalist,” Chen Palmer partner Marina Matthews told LawTalk.
Former Prime Minister Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC is on a mission to create a written constitution for New Zealand.
On Monday 22 August 2016 the New Zealand Government introduced a bill in Parliament that seeks to undertake the biggest overhaul of New Zealand’s education system in 30 years.
Presented by Fairfax Media and Westpac, the New Zealand Women of Influence programme recognises and celebrates women from all walks of life who make a difference to everyday Kiwis.
The historic gender equity case filed by the New Zealand College of Midwives is heading to mediation instead of court.
In a case which will reassure all employers who operate in environments where they owe duties of care to their students, a UK school principal was justifiably dismissed for failing to disclose that she was in a relationship with someone who had been convicted on child pornography charges.
Watch Mai Chen’s presentation at Kea Inspire 2016
A damning new report into gender issues amongst the country’s legal fraternity reveals female lawyers are still well-outnumbered in the top spots.
The classic approach when a person is defamed is to sue the statement maker. However, this is not always practical when it comes to publication on the internet: that individual may be unidentifiable, in a different jurisdiction, or the type of person who will relish litigation and use the public forum of the court to continue their attack.