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11 June 2012
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CLANZ Executive members 2012

Grant Adam, President Grant Adam was elected the new CLANZ President at the section’s annual meeting on 11 May 2012. After completing his LLB at Otago University, Mr Adam travelled and worked through Africa, Europe, the UK, and Australia for three years before starting work with Trade and Industry as ... More about CLANZ Executive members 2012.

1 July 2011
By NZLS

New Zealand Law Society Presidents

The New Zealand Law Society has had an elected President since 1897. The then Attorney-General, James Prendergast, was appointed President by the Governor's warrant in 1870 and ceased to hold the office in 1875 when he was appointed Chief Justice. The following list shows all elected Presidents and their years ... More about New Zealand Law Society Presidents.

14 February 2011
By NZLS

Capital's CLC celebrates 25th birthday

Wellington Community Law Centre, the second oldest in the country, celebrated its 25th birthday on 8 November 2006. Nearly 60 people attended the celebration, which combined reminiscences about the past with the centre's annual general meeting. Even though the Grey Lynn centre was already well under way in Auckland, the ... More about Capital's CLC celebrates 25th birthday.

14 February 2011
By NZLS

Sharp Tudhope celebrates 110 years

Tauranga firm Sharp Tudhope Lawyers has good reason to party, celebrating its 110th birthday on 7 September 2006. On that date in 1896 solicitor Henry Sharp opened a small legal practice in Spring Street, becoming Tauranga's first solicitor. "Though I believe there was some gentleman practising law in Tauranga before ... More about Sharp Tudhope celebrates 110 years.

17 November 2010
By Fionnuala Kelly

Te Hunga Roia Hui a Tau 2009

The 2009 Te Hunga Roia Maori o Aotearoa Hui-A-Tau (Maori Law Society conference) was held from 3-6 September 2009 at Owae Marae in Waitara, Taranaki. The hui theme “Kei te pakanga ke te matamata o taku arero hei taonga ma nga whakatupuranga … Ko ratou hei kainoho i te rangatiratanga” ... More about Te Hunga Roia Hui a Tau 2009.

17 November 2010
By NZLS

Te Hunga Roia Hui a Tau 2010

Te Hunga Roia Maori o Aotearoa held its 22nd Hui a Tau in Wellington in September 2010. After a powhiri at the Pipitea Marae the venue moved to the Old High Court room of the Supreme Court for the final of the national Maori moot. The moot topic was a ... More about Te Hunga Roia Hui a Tau 2010.