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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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Janna McGuigan shares her views on the gender diversity policies adopted by Facebook and HP when briefing legal work

May 23, 2017

Bankside Chambers barrister Janna McGuigan shares her views on the gender diversity policies adopted by Facebook and HP when briefing legal work, and looks at what can be done by businesses and law firms here to encourage diversity within the ranks of New Zealand’s legal profession. See link below for more.   http://www.adls.org.nz/for-the-profession/news-and-opinion/2017/5/19/facebook-lays-down-the-law-on-legal-diversity/  

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JUNIOR BARRISTER VACANCY

May 10, 2017

Kate Davenport QC, Simon Foote and Rowan Butler have a vacancy for a junior barrister. The role would effectively be that of junior counsel to three busy barristers who practice in commercial, estate, regulatory and (some) criminal litigation. In addition to junioring in cases for Ms Davenport, Mr Foote and Mr Butler, there is ample […]

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