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The Winter 2015 edition of Advocate is here!
Have a look at the Winter 2015 Advocate to learn more about New Zealand Public Private Partnerships, celebrity trade marks how young lawyers are using their legal skills to help animals. We’ve also got some tips for lawyers who may want to pursue an international LLM or work in international law.

To read the magazine, you can either click here to access it as an online e-book or here to download it as a PDF!



The Autumn 2015 edition of Advocate is here!
Have a look at the Autumn 2015 Advocate to learn more about how law interacts with fashion, litigation funding, and the National Policy Statement on Freshwater Management. We’ve also got some tips for new lawyers starting out and an interview with the Co-Chair of JustSpeak telling us why volunteering is so great.

To read the magazine, you can either click here to access it as an online e-book or here to download it as a PDF!

The Autumn 2014 edition of Advocate is here!

Check it out for some excellent pieces on property law, public interest law and statutory interpretation, as well as Part II of our series on working as a young lawyer in London. You’ll also find photos of recent YLC events and useful information on what we have planned for the rest of the year.

To read the magazine, you can either click here to access it as an online e-book or here to download it as a pdf.

The Summer 2014 edition of Advocate is here!

Check it out for photos of our first two events this year and information about what the YLC has planned for the rest of 2014. This edition also includes two fantastic interviews and articles on a wide range of topics, from working as a lawyer in London to the Constitutional Review Panel’s report on NZ’s constitution.

To read the magazine, you can either click here to access it as an online e-book or here to download it as a pdf.

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The Spring 2013 edition of Advocate is out now!

To read your copy, you can either click here to read the magazine as an online e-book or download as a pdf (right click and save as) which you can save to your computer or print.

There are great articles on a wide range of topics, including:

  • the Criminal Procedure Act 2011;
  • third party litigation funding;
  • garden leave in employment law;
  • internships at the Community Law Wellington and Hutt Valley;
  • case note on the Supreme Court decision in West Coast ENT v Buller Coal Ltd; and
  • the NZBA/YLC Mooting Competition.

And more: check out photos of past YLC events, read our editors’ and convenor’s notes and find out about members of the YLC committee.

To read your copy, you can either click here to read the magazine as an online e-book or click here to download as a pdf (right click and save as) which you can save to your computer or print.

The winter edition of the YLC magazine, Advocate, is out now!  There’s a series of great articles, including:
  • Space tourism
  • The New Zealand Public Health and Disability Amendment Act 2013 and the rule of law
  • China’s new Exit-Entry law relating to refugees
  • The unconstitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act 1996 (US)
  • The Court of Appeal decision in Poplawski v Pryde and s 9 of the Fair Trading Act 1986
And more: find out about upcoming YLC events, read our editors’ and convenor’s notes and find out about members of the YLC committee.

To read your copy, you can either click here to read the magazine as an online e-book or click here to download as a pdf (right click and save as) which you can save to your computer or print.

There’s something here for everyone:

  • What to do with space junk
  • “On the edge” fashion tips
  • Criminal prosecutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Art (law) for art’s sake
  • Facebook and defamation – Publishers’ Path to Liability
  • Sports Teams v Stadium Owners
  • The Constitution Review
  • The Immigration Amendment Bill

And more: find out about upcoming YLC events, read our editors’ and convenor’s notes and meet members of the YLC committee.

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The Summer 2013 issue of YLC Advocate is out now!

To read your copy, you can either click here to read the magazine as an online e-book or click here to download as a pdf which you can save to your computer or print. There’s something here for everyone:

There’s a series of great articles, including:

  • “Investor State Dispute Settlement” (very relevant to the TPP negotiations)
  • Independent Advocacy for Children and Young People”
  • “Cleaning up our Freshwater Management”
  • A preview of the Supreme Court appeal in Buller Coal
  • Reflections on life in the law by retiring District Court Judge Barry Lovegrove.

However the article aiming highest in this edition is Leah Hamilton and William Robertson’s outer-space based piece on “Extra-terrestrial Water and the Problem of Allocation“.

And more: find out what YLC events are coming up, read our editors’ and convenor’s notes and meet members of the YLC committee.

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The Spring 2012 issue of YLC Advocate is here

To read your copy, you can either click here to read the magazine as an online e-book or click here to download as a pdf which you can save to your computer or print. There’s something here for everyone:

Photos and reports from all our YLC events, including Oktoberfest, Meet the Judiciary, the Human Rights Lawyers Association information evening and the ASB Effective Networking event.

Plus there’s a series of great articles, including “The Sorry Saga of Barry Hart”, “Justiciability: Lessons from the South Pacific”, “Torts of privacy: what can we learn from America?” and “The Mixed-Ownership Model: what is the Government really selling?”

And more: find out what YLC events are coming up, read our editors’ and convenor’s notes and meet members of the YLC committee.

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The Winter 2012 issue of YLC Advocate is now available.

To read your copy, you can either click here to read the magazine as an online e-book or click here to download as a pdf which you can save to your computer or print.

There’s something here for everyone:

Photos and reports from all our YLC events, including the YLC Young Professionals Ball, the YLC Speed Dating Evening, the YLC/VUWLSS Bridging the Gap Mentoring Programme, the YLC/NZLS “A Good Day at the Office?” Seminar and the YLC Chapman Tripp Comedy Debate.

Plus there’s a series of great articles, including an intriguing article on “Cats in Court”.

And more

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The Autumn 2012 issue of YLC Advocate is now available.

To read your copy, this time we’ve gone fancy: you can either click here to read the magazine as an online e-book or click here to download as a pdf which you can save to your computer or print.

There’s something here for everyone:

Photos and reports from all our YLC events, including the YLC “Welcome to 2012″ BBQ, the YLC IPLS “Meet the Grads” Boat Cruise and the YLC Minter Ellison Quiz Night.

Plus there’s a revealing article on “Virtue and Vindication on Vivian Street”, a vigorous pro vs. contra debate on reform of MMP including the YLC’s own Jordan Williams, and a case review of the recent Court of Appeal decision on HIV and sexual offences from YLC member Joe Fitzgerald (the guy who sang that moving song at the Quiz Night).

And more

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YLC Advocate Christmas 2011 issue

Need something to ease the pre-Christmas stress? The latest issue of Advocate is here just in time to give you a well-deserved break!

Click here (or on the magazine picture above) to grab your copy.

As always the magazine is stuffed with photos and reports from all our latest events, including:

Chapman Tripp Comedy Debate

Toast Martinborough Buses

Un Match de Rugby (Wellington vs Paris)

As well we have a selection of thought-provoking and informative articles, including:

a Tribute to Summer Clerks by Greg Severinsen

a very amusing article on “Judicial Levity” by Sarah Keast

a call to action by our convenor entitled “Are We Living Up to Our Promise?

a survey of the current legal recrutiment market by our sponsor Simply Legal

The magazine also contains details of our Free Wine Prize Draw for liking the Facebook page (which you can enter simply by clicking here)

(Ps. See what we’ve done there? The text is shaped like a Christmas tree. Genius.)

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YLC Advocate Winter/Spring 2011 double issue

Click here to download the Winter/Spring of Advocate, a bumper double issue.

The latest issue contains reports and photos spreads from the Young Professionals Ball 2011, the Wellington Law Revue 2011, the Russell McVeagh Quiz Night, the Speed Dating and the MAS Financial Information Seminar.

Also juicy articles from our young lawyer contributors on Young Lawyers and the Treaty of Waitangi, How Much is that Doggy in the Custody Dispute: A Response to Sarah Keast and an informative article on How to Write a CV from Simply Legal.

And more!

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The first issue of the brand-new, redesigned YLC magazine, Advocate, is now available!

Filled with info and pics from the Wine & Cheese, Grad Cruise, Lawn Bowls, as well as updates on the Red Cross Appeal and YLC Committee news, and a couple of provocative articles on “Dressing for Success” and “Why I Don’t Trust Law & Economics”.

Download your copy here.

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The designand layout of YLC Advocate are the work of our wonderfully talented designer Jenna Pardey.  If you are in need of a designer with skills get in touch with her at jennapardey@gmail.com

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