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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 […]

“God of Nations at Thy feet”

We have noticed a trend over the last few weeks and months with candidates asking more and more about opportunities outside the main New Zealand cities. There has always been some movement in that direction as people seek to move ‘home’ to be closer to family or to get more of the kiwi lifestyle. Increasingly […]

An International Snapshot

When our international affiliates caught up recently one thing loomed over everything creating uncertainty across all markets – the so-called Brexit as voted for by the UK late last month. Ironically it seems that it could prove a positive for New Zealand, but it has had an immediate impact on confidence and hiring intentions elsewhere. […]

Up or Out? Er…Out Please

In conjunction with ALPMA McLeod Duminy recently hosted seminars for law firms in Christchurch and Auckland. Based on the results of this year’s ALPMA Survey we chose the topics ‘Pro-active Recruitment’ and ‘Gender Diversity’. With only an hour and half to commit to it we certainly didn’t cover the half of either topic, but interestingly […]