KEEPING YOUR LAW FIRM GOING IN THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS (10): GUIDANCE FROM NEW ZEALAND

Here we look at guidance to lawyers from New Zealand.   The series on “Lawyers in Lockdown” is particularly illuminating, it shows that these issues are universal. We are far from alone.

New Zealand

The New Zealand Law Society has a blog post series ‘Lawyers in lockdown’ where lawyers around the country are asked what they are doing to cope during the lockdown. Read Part 1 here and Part 2 here.

The New Zealand Law Society’s regulatory team share guidance on vigilance for fraud and scams.

Energise has a blog post ‘Business Survival Guide to COVID-19’. This looks at how to manage staff during the outbreak, continuity and contingency planning and also looking for new opportunities.

The Lawyer New Zealand reports that global firms are stepping up online resources.