December 15, 2023
Shortland Chambers has been given the highest ranking in the latest Chambers and Partners Asia-Pacific Guide 2024 for Dispute Resolution: The Bar for New Zealand.
The Chambers and Partners Band 1 ranking for Shortland Chambers included comments from interviewees describing chambers as being “a first-class set of barristers” and commenting specifically on impressive client service, observing that the set is "very professional and welcoming”.
A large number of barristers who practise from Shortland Chambers have also been recognised for their advocacy expertise as individuals, with one third of those named in the rankings for the elite barristers across New Zealand being members of chambers.
Members Alan Galbraith KC, Jack Hodder KC, Stephen Hunter KC and Adam Ross KC were all ranked in Band 1 for Silks (King’s Counsel). Bruce Gray KC, Bob Hollyman KC, and Jenny Cooper KC were ranked in Band 2 for Silks, and Andrew Barker KC, Dr David Cooper KC, Daniel McLellan KC, John Billington KC and John Dixon KC were ranked in Band 3. Bronwyn Carruthers KC was recognised as a New Silk. Sarah Armstrong was the only barrister in New Zealand listed as Band 1 for non-silks, and members Robert Stewart and Simon Ladd were also listed in Band 3.
Congratulations to all members named in the Chambers and Partners rankings.