Welcome to Bankside Chambers

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

Item of Interest – A new section 44C, to be or not to be? – Reforming the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 (PRA).

December 10, 2018

The Law Commission began reviewing New Zealand’s relationship property legislation in 2016 and in October 2017, published an issues paper inviting public feedback entitled Dividing Relationship Property – Time for Change? Te mātatoha rawa tokorau – Kua eke te wā? Based on submissions that have been made so far and a consultation process, the Law […]

QC Participates in Auckland Women Lawyers Christmas Debate

Lady Deborah Chambers QC was one of four women QC’s who entertained (we understand hilariously) a full house at the Auckland Women Lawyers Association Christmas dinner held on Tuesday 27 November 2018. The debate topic was Gender equality is not just a women’s issue.  Lady Deborah Chambers QC argued against the motion and dressed appropriately […]