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2016Recent Press Release

05/30/2016

Plain sailing through Governance compliance with new service



New Practical Guidance module guides you through the ever-evolving requirements



AUCKLAND, May 30, 2016 - The time of the 'sleeping director' has passed. Increased focus on corporate governance by governments and regulatory bodies means that compliance obligations are constantly changing and have never been more onerous. Events...

 
 
07/05/2016

Leading authority on contract law now writing for New Zealand



AUCKLAND, July 5, 2016 - Emeritus Professor John Carter is Australia's leading authority on contract law; the author of several highly regarded works on Australian and English law and is the General Editor of the <em>Journal of Contract Law</em>. H...

 
 
08/02/2016

Demolish insurance law quandaries

New Practical Guidance module gets to grips with this quickly evolving area of law



AUCKLAND, August 02, 2016 - Insurance law continues to be of increasing focus in the New Zealand market. Local events like the Christchurch earthquakes have resulted in accelerated development in insurance law jurisprudence and an increasing need f...

 
 

2015Recent Press Release

11/20/2015

High demand for accurate information in the construction industry

New online and digital commentary service for the changing field of construction law



<p>Construction law is a fast changing field with a high demand for accurate information. In New Zealand, this has been especially driven by a boom in the construction industry in Auckland and Christchurch. To meet the needs of contractors, construc...

 
 
10/20/2015

Professional Responsibility in New Zealand

New online and digital commentary service on ethics and the lawyer helps practitioners stay across changes in the law.



<p>Risk management is a key concern for lawyers and firms: 77 per cent of survey respondents at the 2014 CLANZ conference indicated that managing risk was their most significant pain point or concern. 82 per cent of LawPlus survey respondents rated ...

 
 
10/02/2015

Changing the World of Drafting

New drafting solution Lexis Draft equips lawyers with a range of tools for preparing accurate and precise legal documents quickly and efficiently.



<p>Drafting of documents plays a large role in the daily business of lawyers. They spend as much as 60 percent of their time creating, checking, and collaborating with other lawyers to generate documents. Drafting takes up approximately two hours a ...

 
 
09/30/2015

Simplifying Law for Business

LexisNexis and MyLawGuide launch new publishing initiative to simplify the application of law for businesses.



<p>Creation and drafting of documents play a large role in the daily business of a lawyer. Nowadays, lawyers are spending as much as 60 percent of their time with creating, checking, and collaborating with other lawyers to generate a document. Draft...

 
 
02/03/2015

LexisNexis Promotions Recognise Top Female Talent: Joanne Beckett and Rachel Travers to lead Australia and New Zealand



Sydney, 3 February 2015: LexisNexis Pacific is pleased to announce the promotion of two of its senior leaders with the appointments of Joanne Beckett to the role of General Manager of Australia and Rachel Travers to Managing Director of New Zealand....

 
 

2014Recent Press Release

10/13/2014

In Memory of Dr George Hinde



AUCKLAND, 13 October 2014 - It was of great sadness to us when we heard that Dr George Hinde, one of our most celebrated authors passed away after a short illness on Thursday last week. We were privileged to share precious moments with George this y...

 
 
06/18/2014

LexisNexis announces sponsorship of NZLS pro-bono workshop in Rarotonga



AUCKLAND, June 18, 2014 - LexisNexis is proud to announce its sponsorship of the workshop by NZLS CLE Ltd and Massey University in association with The Cook Islands Law Society's Skills and Strategies for Managing Your Cases: expanding your toolbox ...

 
 
06/16/2014

LexisNexis celebrates a milestone of 100 years in New Zealand



AUCKLAND, June 16, 2014 - In June 2014, LexisNexis celebrates a milestone of 100 years in New Zealand. Starting in 1914, LexisNexis Butterworths opened its first New Zealand office in Wellington. Today, LexisNexis New Zealand, as part of Reed Elsevi...

 
 
04/25/2014

LexisNexis and Storkk present: The Ultimate CPD Solution



AUCKLAND, 17 April 2014 - LexisNexis and Storkk have today launched a secure online Continuing Professional Development ("CPD")application which allows users to find and access all available participating CPD programmes, enabling them to more easily...

 
 
04/24/2014

LexisNexis & NZBA introduce a new one stop law shop



LexisNexis New Zealand announced today that it has proudly partnered with The New Zealand Bar Association to introduce a special package called eLibrary, which consists of hundreds of premium legal online titles exclusive to the association's barris...

 
 
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