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.

Dani Gardiner: Hobbit decision serves as warning to other companies

07 Mar 2013 / News articles

Wingnut Films and Newline Productions argued that its documents on the Hobbit were commercially sensitive and outside the ambit of the Official Information Act 1982.



Out of Context: Mai Chen

05 Mar 2013 / News articles

Tim Wilson asks Founding Partner of Chen Palmer Mai Chen about being an outsider


Mai Chen: Water decision 'significant and unusual'

28 Feb 2013 / News articles

The unanimous judgment of the Supreme Court is significant and unusual.


Chen Palmer sponsors the 2013 Auckland Readers & Writers Festival

22 Feb 2013 / News articles

Creativity is the key, which is why we see a partnership between ChenPalmer and the Auckland Writers & Readers Festival as a perfect fit.


Mai Chen's speech to ICOT

19 Feb 2013 / News articles


Chinese New Year and Auckland office opening celebration

11 Feb 2013 / Photos


Nick Russell comments on the Bain Judicial Review

31 Jan 2013 / News articles

Litigation Principal Nick Russell comments on the decision by David Bain to judicially review Justice Minister's Collin's compensation decision. 


Mai Chen: Time to harness the economic tiger

24 Jan 2013 / News articles

It is becoming clear that we need to be measuring the performance of government very differently.


Mai Chen on water rights

22 Jan 2013 / News articles

Founding Partner Mai Chen's interview with Scoop Media Editor Alastair Thompson.


2012: A watershed year in Maori legal developments

14 Dec 2012 / News articles

2012 will be recorded in the history books as a watershed year in Māori legal developments. This is a mere snap-shot of some those developments.