Welcome to the website of the New Zealand Bar Association, an incorporated society which comprises mainly lawyers/advocates who practise at the Independent Bar, i.e. usually as specialist litigators or advocates, or experts in dispute resolution, in sole practice.
The website will provide you with contact details for members of the NZBA. Visitors may also access public documents and information of general interest. Members may access additional information which is confidential to the NZBA in the Members Area.
The purpose behind this one and a half hour webinar is to give you an
outline of Courtroom etiquette and behaviour. There are many known but
unwritten or unspoken rules in Court. The webinar is not intended to be
exhaustive, but will set out the basic things you are expected to know
22/04/2015 | | more info...
Practitioners are invited to a memorial sitting of the Court of Appeal
which is being held to honour the late Sir Ivor Richardson, former
President of the Court.
01/05/2015 | Wellington | more info...
A one-day conference will be held on Thursday 7 May, and will explore innovative approaches to family violence based on principles, practices and values of restorative justice.
07/05/2015 | Wellington | more info...
AIJA Courts and Tribunal Technology Conference
21/05/2015 | Brisbane | more info...
The United Nations International Law Fellowship Programme 2015, will be held in The Hague, the Netherlands, from 22 June to 31 July 2015. It will be conducted in English. The deadline for receiving applications is on Monday, 1 December 2014.
22/06/2015 | The Hague | more info...
The aim of this symposium is to explore how recent developments in
international law and State/Extractive Industry practice may improve
Maori engagement with the Extractive Industry through: robust
consultation and impact assessment processes; benefit sharing agreements
with Extractive Industry; partnership agreements with the Extractive
Industry; and iwi-led projects.
26/06/2015 | Hamilton | more info...
Justice Helen Winkelmann, Chief High Court Judge, has been appointed a Judge of
the Court of Appeal and the Honourable Justice Geoffrey John Venning, Judge of
the High Court in Auckland, has been appointed Chief High Court Judge,
Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson announced today.
During the weekend of 11 April, the Parliamentary
Counsel Office will be making some minor changes to the format of
legislation and to the New Zealand
Justice Simon France is the Chair of The Criminal
Rules Sub-Committee. The primary focus is to monitor how the
Criminal Procedure Rules 2011 are working. He has provided an update to the profession.
Applications for appointment as Queen's Counsel will open on
13 February 2013 and close on 13 March 2013.