Legal fraternity cuts ties with Russell McVeagh
Several law schools and legal associations have ended relationships with Russell McVeagh following sexual assault allegations against the firm.
‘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.
“This letter is not intended to threaten Newsroom...”
Law firm Russell McVeagh had a QC write to Newsroom over our coverage of sexual assault allegations on its summer clerk programme. Here is the text.
The summer interns and the law firm
Something went badly wrong with the student law clerk programme at national law firm Russell McVeagh in Wellington over a recent summer.
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.
A welcome bomb put under Russell McVeagh
The Bazley review continues the process started by a courageous group of young women to “rip the lid off the problem” - but who will pay?
‘Soul searching’ at Russell McVeagh
Law firm says it is asking hard questions of itself in wake of damning report - but warns there is no “five-minute fix”.
Bazley report makes for ‘savage reading’
Lawyer Steph Dyhrberg says every aspect of the way the sexual assault allegations of that summer of 2015/16 were handled comes in for criticism, and deservedly so.