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Boutique Wellington law firm to join Lane Neave
Wellington-based boutique dispute resolution firm, Bell & Co., is to join national law firm, Lane Neave. Principal, Andy Bell, and his team will join Lane Neave’s Wellington office, effective...
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Employers and privacy: first compliance notice issued
In a move that is a stark reminder to employers of their obligations when...
Vaccinations in the workplace
New Zealand’s current approach to the COVID-19 pandemic is to stick with its elimination...
Lane Neave sponsors prestigious Keystone Trust
Lane Neave is delighted to have committed to sponsorship of Keystone Trust, supporting the important...
Lane Neave nominated for three New Zealand law awards
Lane Neave and one of its Senior Associates have been named in three categories...
Here we go again, again – lockdown 2021 employment considerations
With the arrival of the COVID-19 Delta-variant in the community the country has swiftly...
10 solicitors move up in mid-year promotions
Lane Neave is delighted to announce 10 mid-year promotions of our top-performing solicitors. The...
Four Lane Neave Partners named in ‘Best Lawyers’ guide
Four Lane Neave Partners have been honoured in the 2022 edition of The Best...
Banking and finance: updates to the CCCFA, Business Debt Hibernation Regime and Business Finance Guarantee Scheme
‘Fit and Proper’ certification All providers of consumer credit (except certain exempt providers, for...
Lane Neave welcomes new Partner
National law firm Lane Neave is pleased to announce the addition of a new...
Lane Neave recognised in The Legal 500
The specialist expertise of six Lane Neave teams has been recognised in the annual...
Lane Neave recognised in Annual Global Legal Guide
Four Lane Neave Partners and two teams have been recognised in the 2021 Chambers...
A clear warning for directors of financially distressed businesses
The recent and significant Supreme Court decision of Debut Homes Limited (in liquidation) v...
Ready, willing, but were they able?
With the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment overrun with employment disputes arising out...
Employment relationship problem update
We have been advised that MBIE’s Mediation Services are inundated with mediation applications as...
Lane Neave welcomes back Anna Ryan
This week we welcome back Lane Neave partner, Anna Ryan, who returns to our...
Lane Neave sponsors Canterbury Tech Summit
Lane Neave is delighted to announce that it will once again be sponsoring Canterbury...
Court of Appeal determines losses caused by 2011 earthquakes not a “series of losses”
The Court of Appeal has recently confirmed that damage caused to a home by...
Introducing Steffan Ronald
Prior to lockdown, our Commercial Property team welcomed its newest Christchurch-based team member. We...
Lane Neave announce mid year promotions
Lane Neave is delighted to announce four mid-year promotions of our top-performing solicitors. Rebecca...