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Reports of the death of the CV are greatly exaggerated!

While lawyers spend a good deal of their time preparing and presenting documents for their clients and the courts, one set of paperwork where there tends to be a lack of clear focus is the professional curriculum vitae. In much the same way that the plumber’s taps leak, the builder’s house is in disrepair and […]

Is Auckland Losing Its Lustre?

Amongst all the usual focus on the future that each new year brings, there is also plenty of reflection on the year that has just ended. In some aspects of life that can broad reflection that leads to resolutions about health, mindfulness and family etc. For most businesses it has to be more precise than […]

Advice for so-called ‘second jobbers’

Long gone are the days when someone stayed with the same company for a whole career and at any given time over 50% of New Zealand workers will have been in their current job for less than 18 months. This is partly due to the overall trend for more contract work and flexible working, but […]

End of the OE?

The last year or so has seen a significant uptick in the number of young kiwi lawyers embarking on that most traditional of adventures, the OE. The majority of whom still head to the bright lights (and easy access to Europe!) offered by London town. So it is with great interest that those already over […]