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The New Zealand Law Society Law Reform Committee

Marcus attended the NZLS Law Reform annual meeting at NZLS in Wellington in his capacity as Convenor of the NZLS Immigration Committee this week. . ” It was really insightful to learn so much about Select Committee processes and also observe some senior speakers on a range of topics. Its actually unbelievable how much work […]

Man from Pacific island of Kiribati in bid to live in New Zealand as world’s first climate refugee

Kiribati man begs New Zealand court to let  him stay as there is ‘no future’ with rising seas, is this a sign of new immigration push factors? A man from one of the lowest-lying nations on Earth is trying to convince New Zealand judges that he’s a refugee – suffering not from persecution, but from […]

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Marcus appointed Convenor of NZLS Immigration Law Committee

Marcus Beveridge has been appointed as Convener of the New Zealand Law Society Immigration and Refugee Committee for the next two years.  To download a printable PDF of this post click here. To read more about Marcus click here. This Committee comprises 6 senior immigration lawyers based in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. As part of […]

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