Christine Grice. Often seen as the voice of the Law Society with pronouncements and interviews on matters affecting the profession, Christine Grice, as Eecutive Director of the New Zealand Law Society, has become something of an exemplar for women in law – one of thekey issues facing the profession.
Since beginning her legal career in the 1980s and as a litigation consultant with Harkness Henry, she is also a past president of the New Zealand Law Society and former chair of Radio New Zealand as well as playing a role in other organisations.
An experienced mediator and arbitrator, she wields considerable power in her current role as Executive Director of the Law Society, using her ability to help shape the Law Society’s relationship both with the profession and with the outside world.
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