Welcome to Bankside Chambers

Bankside Chambers is regarded as one of New Zealand’s pre-eminent sets of barristers’ chambers. Located in modern premises in Shortland Street, Auckland, the chambers is home to 28 barristers, including 12 Queen’s Counsel. Members of Bankside Chambers are experts in their fields and practise as barristers, arbitrators and mediators across a broad range of areas.


Recent News

Bankside Chambers congratulates Warren Sowerby on these outstanding achievements.

September 26, 2016

Warren Sowerby has recently been appointed as a SIMI -certified mediator by endorsement of the Singapore International Mediation Centre.  He has also been admitted as a Fellow of the Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand.  Warren’s  admission to an AMINZ Fellowship in Mediation recognises his depth of experience in dispute resolution.    

Luncheon with Secretary General of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC).

September 19, 2016

Bankside Chambers recently hosted a luncheon for New Zealand lawyer Sarah Grimmer who was recently appointed Secretary General of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC). Sarah took up her new role at the HKIAC this month. Sarah is a very experienced international arbitration lawyer.  Following her graduation from Victoria University (LLB/BA), she completed her […]