General News

Employment relationship problem update
We have been advised that MBIE’s Mediation Services are inundated with mediation applications as a result of COVID-19 and that delays are to be expected. Employers (and employees) can...
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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...
Lane Neave update as we move to Alert Level 2
The Government’s announcement regarding the move progressively from COVID-19 Alert Level Three to Alert...
Lane Neave employment team recognised by Doyle’s
Lane Neave’s national employment law team has been recognised in The Doyle’s Guide 2020...
Lane Neave partners named in Best Lawyers
Two Lane Neave partners have been named in the 2021 edition of The Best...
Coronavirus update to staff, 22 March
Message from Managing Partner, Chairman and CEO | 22 March 2020 We met yesterday...
Lane Neave partner named as rising star
Lane Neave is thrilled to celebrate the naming of resource management partner, Joshua Leckie...
Legal 500 rankings solidify position
In the recently released The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 rankings, national law firm...
Lane Neave announce New Year promotions
Strength and capacity has been built and effort recognised at leading national law firm...
Lane Neave launches book – “One man’s story of a legal firm”
Lane Neave celebrated 150 years in 2018 and the book “One man’s story of...
Lane Neave launches Alumni
With a rich history spanning more than 150 years, Lane Neave has produced many...
Lane Neave welcomes Ed Smithies to its national property practice
Lane Neave announced today that leading property lawyer, Ed Smithies, has joined the firm,...
Latest survey ranks Lane Neave as the most female friendly firm in New Zealand
Results from the LawFuel Gender Survey, completed in April 2019, lists Lane Neave as...
Lane Neave Solicitor wins second place in the New Zealand Society of Construction Law essay competition
Lane Neave Solicitor, Carlos Smith-Diaz, picked up second prize in the New Zealand Society of...