Kathryn Dalziel brings over 28 years of employment and privacy law experience to the council
Governor-General Cindy Kiro has appointed Kathryn Dalziel, a barrister at Christchurch-based Walker Street Chambers, to the New Zealand Council of Legal Education, as announced by the New Zealand Gazette.
Dalziel’s three-year term on the council began on 20 November and will conclude on 19 November 2026.
According to the New Zealand Bar Association website, Dalziel has over 28 years of experience. She specialises in employment and privacy law, human rights, and professional ethics.
Her diverse clientele includes employees and employers as well as unions, companies, trusts, incorporated societies, and government agencies, as per her profile on Canterbury’s Association of Female Lawyers. She is a contract lecturer at the University of Canterbury School of Law, where she has taught employment law and legal ethics since 2000.
Dalziel is also part of the editorial committee of the New Zealand Employment Law Bulletin and the Privacy Foundation of New Zealand committee.