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Augustine is a general civil litigator with particular familiarity with relationship property, trust and contract issues. He also has significant experience assisting arbitral tribunals, especially in rent reviews. He is a contributing author to Fisher on Matrimonial and Relationship Property, and to the New Zealand edition of Cross on Evidence.
Augustine has a BCom(Economics)/LLB(Hons) from the University of Auckland where he was co-editor in chief of the Auckland University Law Review and a Senior Scholar in Economics. Prior to joining Bankside Chambers as a member in April 2019 Augustine worked for the Hon. Robert Fisher QC and other members of Chambers.
Augustine moved from Hong Kong to New Zealand almost 25 years ago. He is fluent in Cantonese and speaks Mandarin.
Qualifications and Career
BCom(Economics)/LLB(Hons) from the University of Auckland
New Zealand Bar Association
New Zealand Law Society