Welcome to Bankside Chambers

Bankside Chambers is New Zealand’s preeminent collective of independent barristers, delivering superior expertise across diverse specialist areas.

Unlike a traditional legal firm or partnership model, Bankside Chambers members practise separately under the Bankside Chambers brand. While a prestigious address provides a shared professional environment, each member retains self-contained offices, IT and information storage to ensure optimum confidentiality for every client.

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Recent News

Attorney-General Chris Finlayson visits Bankside Chambers

August 17, 2017

Bankside Chambers members recently entertained the Hon Chris Finlayson, Attorney-General and Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations. Kate Davenport QC welcomed the Attorney. She noted that he shares Bankside members’ passion for the law, advocacy and belief in the importance of the independent bar. He has also been a steadfast advocate of the importance of […]

Wonderful Result for Bankside Chambers Clerk, Christina Laing

July 25, 2017

In semester 1 of 2017, Christina Laing (clerk to Simon Mount QC) tied with one other student for 1st place out of 150 law students in the Evidence Law elective at the University of Auckland, School of Law, having achieved an A+ grade. Evidence is a 20-point senior-level course that provides an overview of the […]