New Zealand Bar Association news

NZBA calls on government to protect Afghan women judges

NZBA calls on government to protect Afghan women judges

Hundreds of women judges in Afghanistan remain in "grave danger"

All-female chambers boosts ranks with new barristers

All-female chambers boosts ranks with new barristers

The move supports the chambers' aspiration to promote women in the law

New QCs for 2021 announced

New QCs for 2021 announced

The new silks come from Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch

Legal bodies allowed to intervene in High Court case with significant legal aid implications

Legal bodies allowed to intervene in High Court case with significant legal aid implications

“The question before the court is important in the operation of the justice system and to access to justice,” says NZBA’s president

Access to justice commitment crucial for aspiring silks

Access to justice commitment crucial for aspiring silks

Applications for this year’s QC appointments open in March