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Women dominate list of NZ’s ‘most powerful’ lawyers

Michael Andrew
Wed, 29 Sep 2021

Women dominate list of NZ’s ‘most powerful’ lawyers
Natalie Coates was recognised for her work advocating for indigenous rights. (Photo: Kāhui Legal)
Michael Andrew
Wed, 29 Sep 2021
A handful of trailblazing female barristers, partners and counsels have claimed spots on a list of New Zealand’s most powerful and influential lawyers.The Lawfuel website's annual “power list” has 23 women making the list of 55, with six of the top 10 lawyers being women. Attorney general David Parker takes out the top spot, followed by governor-general Dame Patsy Reedy. But the top 10 also features solicitor general Una Jagose, who serves as the government's chief legal adviser and advocate in the courts, and Tia...

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