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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

Law Society article by Alan Sorrell

February 20, 2017

The New Zealand Law Society recently published an article by Alan Sorrell discussing the public relations risks of litigation.  The case considered was between the NZX and those who sold it a business.  It provides a useful reflection for parties considering litigation. Read full article below.   LawTalk 903 p18-21 NZX v Ralec

Bankside Chambers has a new associate

February 14, 2017

Dr Julie Maxton began her academic career at the University of Canterbury. There, she taught within the university’s School of Law as a lecturer. Upon marrying, she moved to a different university, the University of Auckland. This was unusual in that it is uncommon for academics to move between New Zealand law schools At the University […]