‘Zero tolerance’: the law firm’s language of denial
An ex-Russell McVeagh lawyer with close knowledge of its handling of sexual assault complaints warns of the firm’s carefully worded public responses.
What happened at Russell McVeagh’s bar
A Russell McVeagh partner resigned this week because of his behaviour towards a bartender after being refused a drink because of his condition.
All six law schools cut ties with Russell McVeagh
All six of the country’s university law faculties have now rejected ties with the troubled law firm Russell McVeagh as it reviews incidents of sexual misconduct.
What Russell McVeagh told its summer clerks
Russell McVeagh told a student clerk complaining of sexual assault against a colleague to be careful not to defame him, and not to focus on the negative.
Wellington’s worst-kept secret
It’s been the Wellington legal fraternity’s worst-kept secret. Here’s what we know about the Russell McVeagh allegations so far.
Others could take a leaf out of Bazley’s book
The report into Russell McVeagh is a model of frankness. It would be good to see such frankness elsewhere.
The Russell McVeagh report: what’s missing
Sasha Borissenko points out the biggest holes and problems in Dame Margaret Bazley’s report, and suggests how these could be remedied.
Clark says law firm board should resign
Former Prime Minister Helen Clark has called on the board of law firm Russell McVeagh to resign in light of the damning report into its culture and misconduct.