A damning new report into gender issues amongst the country’s legal fraternity reveals female lawyers are still well-outnumbered in the top spots.
The classic approach when a person is defamed is to sue the statement maker. However, this is not always practical when it comes to publication on the internet: that individual may be unidentifiable, in a different jurisdiction, or the type of person who will relish litigation and use the public forum of the court to continue their attack.
Senior Associate Claire English discussed the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 on Prime TV’s Back Benches.
Schools and teachers are used to managing large amounts of sensitive and personal information, particularly information about students and student achievement. With increasing pressure on teaching staff to work flexibly, and be available out of class time, the use of personal digital devices is increasing.
Mai Chen discussed pay equity recommendations on Radio New Zealand’s Morning Report.
NZ Lawyer said, “Mai Chen has consistently blazed a trail in the law, co-founding New Zealand’s first public law specialist firms, writing the best-selling Public Law Tooldbox, and arguing ground-breaking public law cases.”
The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (“HSWA”) came into force on 4 April 2016, heralding an overnight culture shift of health and safety in New Zealand workplaces.
New Colmar Brunton research reports that a “new modern New Zealander is starting to emerge”, driven by both our changing cultural mix and our need to adapt to the changing world.
Chen Palmer founding partner Mai Chen is speaking at Kea Inspire 2016.
Mai Chen named in Top 50 Diversity Figures in Public Life in Global Diversity List supported by The Economist
Mai Chen, Chair of the Superdiversity Centre for Law, Policy and Business, has been named on The Economist’s Top 50 Global Diversity List. Mai Chen is also Managing Partner at Chen Palmer Partners, Chair of New Zealand Asian Leaders, Adjunct Professor for the Faculty of Law at the University of Auckland, and a Director of the BNZ.