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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.

Mai Chen: St Bede's decision raises questions

25 Mar 2015 / News articles

The case of St Bede's College students, Jordan Kennedy and Jack Bell, breaching the Civil Aviation Rules while on a school rowing trip raises the following questions.

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Live big lives to succeed - Mai Chen

18 Mar 2015 / News articles

"The people who do nothing and the people who change the world have the same amount of time."

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Nick Russell: Court decision on insolvency victory for the little guy

20 Feb 2015 / News articles

Clawbacks have been a particular issue in construction because a single development can have contractors who are at risk if the developer becomes insolvent.

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Mai Chen: Extraordinary Leadership in Australia & New Zealand

11 Feb 2015 / News articles

Credibility - as earned through example - is how Mai Chen has been able to grow Chen Palmer, the first public law firm in New Zealand

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Nick Russell: Video of sex-romp couple highlights privacy problems in digital age

06 Feb 2015 / News articles

Lights, action...cameras. The Christchurch couple were filmed by patrons at a bar.

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James Dunne: Organisers hit back after basketball coach claims entry denied because he was Pakeha.

06 Feb 2015 / News articles

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Marina Matthews: New Year's Regulations

05 Feb 2015 / News articles

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Contribution the key, as local leader makes her mark

30 Jan 2015 / News articles

Leading lawyer Mai Chen is adding to New Zealand’s wealth of legal knowledge with the publication of the second edition of her Public Law Toolbox and her selection to attend the Duke of Edinburgh’s Commonwealth Study Conference this year with 100 other exceptional commonwealth leaders.

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Bad calls cut treaty payout cash from $66m to $16m but Tuwharetoa Settlement Trust founders escape court action

21 Jan 2015 / News articles

Maori protest over the Treelords deal

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Opportunities and risks when on the Government's radar

22 Dec 2014 / News articles

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