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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

MVAM v ASP – spousal maintenance success

October 17, 2017

Chambers member, Lady Deborah Chambers QC, was successful in the recent maintenance case reported as MVAM v ASP [2017] NZFC 7810 [4 October 2017]. Deborah’s client, Mr M, applied for interim maintenance which was opposed by Mrs P.  The Family Court awarded the husband interim maintenance of $16,378 per month, taking into account rent, legal […]

Bankside Chambers Members Invited to Judge Law Students in interviewing competitions

October 10, 2017

Auckland University Law Students Society interviewing competitions recently began.  Pairs of second year students interviewed a farmer whose prized wool producing sheep had been located at a neighbouring farm.   Issues of contract, intellectual property, employment and trespass were raised.  Members of Bankside Chambers were invited to judge competitors’ performance to carefully designed criteria.  They found […]