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 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


Legal eagle Mai Chen’s new path

08 Aug 2013 / News articles

NZ Woman's Weekly: Interview with Founding Partner Mai Chen.


Mai Chen: Ministerial probes struggle for truth

05 Aug 2013 / News articles

Lack of compulsion means a government inquiry is not a good way to get to the nub of controversial matters.