Recent News

9 Mar

Prudence Steven QC appointed as Environment Court Judge and District Court Judge

Canterbury Chambers is thrilled to announce that one of our members, Prudence Anne Stevens QC, has been appointed an Environment Court Judge and District Court Judge.  Judge Stevens will be missed by all members of Chambers, who extend their good wishes to the new Judge and wish her Honour a long and very successful judicial career.

7 Jun

Richard Raymond appointed QC

On 7 June 2016, Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson QC announced Richard Raymond‘s appointment as a Queen’s Counsel. Appointments of Queen’s Counsel are made by the Governor-General on the recommendation of the Attorney-General and with the concurrence of the Chief Justice.

“The appointment to the rank of Queen’s Counsel recognises individuals who have excelled at the highest level of law,” Mr Finlayson said.

20 Apr

Welcome to our new barristers

We are pleased to welcome Ben Walker, Nicholas Till QC, Peter Whiteside QC and Tim Mackenzie to Canterbury Chambers

Canterbury Chambers is pleased to announce that Nicholas Davidson QC was sworn in as a High Court Judge on 26 June 2015. He will be sitting in Christchurch.