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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

IAAF appoints Sir David Williams KNZM, QC to its Disciplinary Tribunal

December 11, 2017

The world’s athletics governing body, International Association Athletics Federation (IAAF), has appointed Sir David Williams KNZM, QC as a member of the inaugural IAAF Disciplinary Tribunal.  The Tribunal will be a first instance Disciplinary Tribunal which will hear cases arising out of the IAAF’s new Integrity Code of Conduct.  Decisions of the Disciplinary Tribunal will […]

Items of Interest

Consumer behaviour The Law Society of England and Wales commissioned London Economics and YouGov to conduct independent research into consumer behaviour. The research sought to better understand important information for consumers looking for legal services. Key findings include: Consumers tend not to trust marketing materials/adverts or social media, and often rely on the recommendations of […]