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.

Mai Chen: Vital to keep on top of shifting employment law

06 Sep 2013 / News articles

Founding Partner Mai Chen writes about how Labour-led and National-led governments would differ in their approach to employment law.


Risks when dealing with the Crown

02 Sep 2013 / News articles

The High Court decision in the Quake Outcasts case - now under appeal - concerns the rights of uninsured property owners in the residential red zone.


Mai Chen at the ASB Great Debate

02 Sep 2013 / News articles

Mai Chen appeared at the ASB Great Debate, arguing that Lawyers are better than accountants


Simply trusting the Crown 'not enough'

31 Aug 2013 / News articles

The case of the Quake Outcasts shows the risks of dealing with the Crown, Mai Chen and Nick Russell write.


A Brave New World for Recreational Drugs – the Psychoactive Substances Act 2013

28 Aug 2013 / News articles

Senior Associate James Dunne writes about the Psychoactive Substances Act 2013 which has attracted global interest as a ground breaking new approach to drug policy.


Top Ten Employment Law Tips for Business

27 Aug 2013 / News articles

Chen Palmer and Lexis Nexis Pacific are pleased to invite you to the exclusive launch of Practical Guidance - Employment Law for Business on Monday 9 September 2013.  


Mai Chen: New bill should avoid confusion of Henry inquiry

23 Aug 2013 / News articles

Founding Partner Mai Chen on government inquiries and the Privileges Committee hearing into the leak of the Kitteridge Report.


Deborah Hill Cone: The incredible brightness of being ordinary

19 Aug 2013 / News articles

Deborah Hill Cone writes about Founding Partner Mai Chen.


Mai Chen: Milk inquiry will have to dig deep

13 Aug 2013 / News articles

Botulism scare raises questions over complacency and the effectiveness of our food safety regulations


Chen Palmer pleased to support Kate Yesberg

08 Aug 2013 / News articles

Chen Palmer is pleased to support Kate Yesberg's study at New York University