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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: 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.

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Announcing Will to Live

01 Aug 2013 / News articles

Mai Chen announces will to live - an innovative new website

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Second campaign group prepare legal case

31 Jul 2013 / News articles

A legal wrangle over Christ Church Cathedral's fate is far from over despite a court ruling demolition may proceed.

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Student loans and the search for stability

31 Jul 2013 / News articles

Chen Palmer Education Law Principal Marina Matthews writes about some of the characteristics of the Student Loan Scheme.

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New website launched 'to support NZers' will to live'

30 Jul 2013 / News articles

A new website encouraging New Zealanders to live their lives to the full, while preparing for death by making the creation of a will very easy, has been launched.

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The Public Health and Disability Amendment Act: in Contempt of the Rule of Law

29 Jul 2013 / News articles

Chen Palmer Associate Jessica Braithwaite writes about some of the shortcomings of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Amendment Act 2013.

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Mai Chen in Woman of Influence

26 Jul 2013 / News articles

Mai Chen features in the Woman of Influence series

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Royal baby and earthquakes trigger two seismic shifts

26 Jul 2013 / News articles

Public and employment law specialist Mai Chen on Prince George of Cambridge and the Wellington earthquakes.

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View from afar shows it's all working well

12 Jul 2013 / News articles

Law changes on royal babies and gambling rules show success of the system we inherited from Britain

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Beatrice Faumauina talks Pasifika Leadership

09 Jul 2013 / News articles

Beatrice Faumauina speaks about the Pasifika Leadership Academy that Mai Chen encouraged her to form.

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