Media releases

Chen Palmer is at the cutting edge of public law and employment 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 announces new Partner

18 Jun 2014 / Media releases

Mai Chen, Founding Partner at Chen Palmer New Zealand Public and Employment Law Specialists, is delighted to announce that Senior Associate James Dunne will be joining the partnership, subject to the approval of the Law Society.


Press Release – Release of speeches from launch of Transforming Auckland: The Creation of Auckland Council

09 May 2014 / Media releases

The launch of Mai Chen’s new book Transforming Auckland: The Creation of Auckland Council on 1 May 2014 was accompanied by speeches from the Hon Nikki Kaye - Minister for Food Safety, Minister of Civil Defence & Minister of Youth Affairs and MP for Auckland Central, and Mai Chen.


Chen Palmer wins Best Public Law Firm Award

08 Nov 2013 / Media releases


Chen Palmer Celebrated On Innovation Index

20 Sep 2013 / Media releases

Chen Palmer is pleased to be listed on Australia and New Zealand’s first Legal Innovation Index, in recognition of Chen Palmer’s approach to driving innovation in Public and Employment Law.


Chen Palmer excited at Maori Post-Settlement opportunities

16 May 2013 / Media releases

Chen Palmer hosted a forum in Wellington last night on the issues, challenges and opportunities facing Iwi Post-Settlement Governance Entities.


Maori Law Toolbox: State of the Nation

08 Mar 2013 / Media releases

Mai Chan, Baden Vertongen and Sacha McMeeking will lead presentations on the key issues PSGEs face informed by our survey of PSGEs, including consitiutional implications.


Public Law Toolbox Conference

30 Apr 2012 / Media releases


Chen Palmer wins New Zealand's Best Public Law Firm Award

10 Nov 2011 / Media releases

Chen Palmer New Zealand Public and Employment Law Specialists has been named New Zealand’s Best Public Law Firm for the fifth year in a row at the New Zealand Law Awards tonight.


Urgent Waitangi Tribunal hearing for Kohanga Reo

25 Oct 2011 / Media releases

Te Kohanga Reo National Trust Board is very pleased with the Waitangi Tribunal’s decision to urgently hear its claim that the Crown has unilaterally treated kohanga reo as early childhood education providers and failed to recognise the kaupapa of kohanga reo.


Freedom camping bill welcomed with caution

07 Jun 2011 / Media releases

The New Zealand Motor Caravan Association Inc has welcomed the introduction of the Freedom Camping Bill.


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