Here you can find media releases, articles and presentations by us, and examples of our work in the news.

Chen Palmer elevates Leo Donnelly to principal


Published on NZ Lawyer By Sol Dolor 7 August 2019 Chen Palmer Partners has elevated Leo Donnelly to principal. The former ombudsman joined the public law-specialist firm as a special counsel in July 2018. He moved from the firm’s Wellington office […]

Chen Palmer Partners announces promotion of Leo Donnelly

Media releases

Chen Palmer Partners announces promotion of Leo Donnelly Chen Palmer Partners is pleased to announce the promotion of Leo Donnelly as Principal in its Auckland office. Leo is a former Ombudsman from 2016-2018, and Deputy Ombudsman from 2004-2016. He has also […]

Research looking into Chinese litigants and witnesses in NZ courts


Published on New Zealand Law Society 18 July 2019 The Superdiversity Institute for Law, Policy and Business (which is a division of Chen Palmer Partners) is conducting research into the issues and challenges in administering justice in cases involving Chinese […]

Yunus receives Global Women’s Leadership award


Published on NEW AGE Bangladesh By Staff Correspondent 5:34 pm on 9 July 2019 Nobel laureate professor Muhammad Yunus has received the 2019 Global Women’s Leadership Award at the Global Summit of Women in Basel, Switzerland. Professor Yunus was awarded on […]

NZAL Lawyers successfully launched


Published on Lawtalk By Mai Chen Issue 930, July 2019 NZAL (New Zealand Asian Leaders) Lawyers was launched in Auckland on 10 June. The launch was well-attended, with over 125 members of the profession and distinguished guests, including the past President of […]

The Panel with Andrew Hoggard and Mai Chen


Published on Radio New Zealand From The Panel, 10.53 pm on 19 June 2019 Total farmers’ debt has crept up over $62 billion – and it’s a big worry for the sector, and for the government. Wellington has added Kilbirnie to […]

Insights: Leading the conversation on health and safety


Published on NZBusiness 29 May 2019 With ambitious health and safety targets, there’s a lot of work to do and change needs to be driven by business and industry leaders. WorkSafe New Zealand has now released the first four of […]