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Mai Chen: Speech at launch of Transforming Auckland: The Creation of Auckland Council

03 May 2014 / News articles

Mai Chen, Founding Partner - Chen Palmer New Zealand Public and Employment Law Specialists speech at the launch of Transforming Auckland: The Creation of Auckland Council

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Book Launch: Transforming Auckland: The Creation of Auckland Council

02 May 2014 / News articles

Chen Palmer - New Zealand Public and Employment Law Specialists celebrated the release of Transforming Auckland: The Creation of Auckland Council

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Transforming Auckland: Creation of Auckland Council

30 Apr 2014 / News articles

Transforming Auckland: The Creation of Auckland Council is a new book by Founding Partner Mai Chen telling the story of how the Auckland Council was formed.

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Council's camping notices said to be illegal

17 Apr 2014 / News articles

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Mai Chen: Supermarket owner learns hard lesson

11 Apr 2014 / News articles

The furore regarding the letter sent by Progressive Enterprises' lawyers to the commerce select committee is a reminder that parliamentary select committees are not courts of law

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Mai Chen: How to get more Asians on board

25 Mar 2014 / News articles

Doing business with Eastern countries can be effective only if there is cultural understanding.

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Mai Chen: Only new legislation can fix rescue chopper money row

23 Mar 2014 / News articles

How the saga of the Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust and the Auckland Regional Amenities Funding Board is an example of when a litigation problem is really a legislative problem.

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Mai Chen: Review of CCOs affects every Aucklander

28 Feb 2014 / News articles

Founding Partner Mai Chen on why Auckland Council's announcement that it will review its seven council-controlled organisations matters

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Claire English comments on gender discrimination in an employment context

25 Feb 2014 / News articles

Chen Palmer Employment Law Senior Associate Claire English comments on employment discrimination on the grounds of gender.

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Mai Chen: Aussies in clear breach of trade deal

14 Feb 2014 / News articles

Founding Partner Mai Chen: There are remedies against supermarkets pulling Kiwi produce but they require political will to get a result

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