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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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Items of Interest

January 17, 2018

Overseas Investment Amendment Bill The Overseas Investment Amendment Bill had its first reading on 19 December 2017 and is currently being considered by the Finance and Expenditure Committee.  The Bill amends the Overseas Investment Act 2005 to restrict the ability of non-residents to buy homes or residential land in New Zealand, so as to make […]

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 […]