The Litigation Group comprises barristers from various sets of chambers in Auckland and includes five silks, Noel Ingram QC, Grant Illingworth QC, Frances Joychild QC, David Chisholm QC. Richard Gordon QC of the English Bar is an Associate Member.
The Litigation Group members are leading practitioners in commercial, civil, criminal and public law and provide incisive and persuasive advocacy together with considered, timely and effective advice.
The Litigation Group members are specialist court and tribunal advocates in their respective areas of practice and regularly appear at all levels of the New Zealand Court system, including the Appellate Courts. A number of members have previously appeared in the Privy Council and in the Appellate Courts of Australia. Particular areas of specialty include:
bankruptcy and insolvency
building and construction
human rights and discrimination
royal commissions and statutory tribunals
Our members accept instructions from solicitors, in-house lawyers and general counsel.
The practice of barristers is regulated by the New Zealand Law Society Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics. All barristers are in sole practice and are independent.