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The new partners are civil litigation experts

Wellington firm Darroch Forrest Lawyers has elevated two civil litigation experts to partner, according to the New Zealand Law Society. Lauren Castle is a specialist in the areas of health and safety, employment and general civil litigation. She first became part of the firm in 2018, and currently heads up its employment team. She has… Read more »

Privacy Act 2020 changes – what do they mean for you and your business?

The Privacy Act 2020 came into force on 1 December 2020.  This marks the first significant review in 27 years. The Act includes new reporting obligations and notification requirements for privacy breaches. An organisation must ensure the data life cycle of information it holds is compliant with the new regime. The main changes include: 1…. Read more »

Employment Update

Covid-19 impacted businesses across the country. This resulted in widespread pay reductions and then a wave of redundancies, although, thankfully, not as large as predicted. We are starting to see the first cases on the decisions that employers made to reduce pay and implement redundancies.  As the Court noted in Gate Gourmet, the limited number… Read more »