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DLA Piper‘s operations in New Zealand are currently under investigation by the country’s legal regulatory body following two “behavioral” incidents that took place in 2017 and resulted in the departure of one of its partners in its Wellington office, according to new reports.

News of the incident and subsequent investigation were first reported by Kiwi media outlets, including Stuff, one of the largest news sites on the island country. The internal inquiry and corresponding departure of the partner from DLA Piper’s office in Wellington centers around conduct that took place around a Christmas party late last year.

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Meghan Tribe

Meghan Tribe is a reporter covering the changing face of Big Law, from lateral moves and work-from-home programs to diversity initiatives. Contact her at [email protected] On Twitter: @TribeMeghan

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