Amanda Bradley recently spoke to University of Canterbury law students through the Women in Law (WIL) group about her experience as a female lawyer and insights about life, the law, clients and motherhood.
The feedback received referred to Amanda ‘as a hit with the audience’!
WIL was founded in 2017 and has the objective of empowering women in the School of Law and beyond. … See MoreSee Less
2 days ago ·
As part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 Duncan Cotterill has again sponsored the VUWLSS x Duncan Cotterill Wellness Week. In what has been a stressful year for many the theme nationally has been Reimagine Wellbeing Together / He Tirohanga Anamata. There were a range of events run across the week for Victoria students and to finish off a breakfast barbeque was held. A few DC faces went along to help! … See MoreSee Less
2 days ago ·
Congratulations to Wellington Graduates, Ashlesha Sawant and Harriet McFetridge (Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington) and Christchurch Graduates, Andre Hopping, Mitchy Smith and Hamish Rossie (University of Canterbury) and Danielle Reddecliffe (University of Otago) … See MoreSee Less
6 days ago ·
Our Wellington Summer Clerk and Scholarship recipient Kellee Candy recently won the Institute of Professional Legal Studies national Client Interviewing competition. Kellee and her competition partner Islay Aitchison were representing Victoria University Law School against New Zealand’s other five law schools having won the Victoria Client Interviewing competition earlier in the year. The national competition involved 6 rounds where competitors were observed and judged interacting with clients who had various legal issues across family law, employment law, commercial law and more. Kellee and Islay were undefeated in the national competition and will now be representing New Zealand in the International Client Consultation Competition set to be held in Wales in mid 2021. … See MoreSee Less
2 weeks ago ·
In our employment teams around the country, the advice that we were giving over lockdown was dynamic and fast moving, dealing with issues like restructuring and redundancies, business shutdowns, pay obligations during the lockdown and the application of government support packages like the Wage Subsidy.
As the dust settles on the lockdown, the complicated issues that employers faced at the time are beginning to be litigated. It has been fascinating to see the cases start to move through the Employment Relations Authority, and in turn see the judicial consideration of many of the same issues we were dealing with.
If you’re interested in reading more about these cases, and in getting a sense of some of the work that we are involved in, you can read the relevant employment updates here:
This piece was written by a Law Clerk in our Employment Team … See MoreSee Less
3 weeks ago ·