The Litigation Group comprises barristers from various sets of chambers in Auckland and includes seven silks, Noel Ingram QC, Grant Illingworth QC, Matthew Casey QC, Frances Joychild QC, Matthew Muir QC, David Chisholm QC and Richard Gordon QC of the English Bar, Associate.
The Litigation Group provides the advantages to the legal profession of the services of New Zealand’s first Barristers Clerk. Solicitors are able to gain access to a network of experienced barristers by an additional and effective contact point – the Barristers Clerk.
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: