General Background

David was born and raised in Montreal, Canada. He completed a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts at Concordia University in Montreal where he graduated with distinction in 1983.

He attended the Faculty of Law at McGill University (also in Montreal) where he obtained an LLB and a BCL, graduating with Second Class Honours in 1988.

David emigrated to New Zealand in 1989. He has worked in law since that time and began practice as a Barrister in May 2003.

David became a member of Shortland Chambers in 2008. David provides advisory and advocacy services to a diverse range of commercial, institutional and private clients.

Professional Activities

  • Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand (1990)
  • Partner, Ellis Gould, solicitors, Auckland (1994 - 2003)
  • Barrister Sole, Princes Chambers (2003 - 2008)
  • Barrister Sole, Shortland Chambers (2008 - present).

Activities

  • Member, Auckland District Law Society Inc, Property Disputes Sub-Committee (2011 - present)
  • Member, Real Estate Agents Authority Continuing Education Advisory Group (2011 - present)
  • Member (seconded) NZ Bar Association Council (November 2007 to August 2008)

Publications and Seminars

Seminar Presentations

  • Auckland District Law Society: "The Life of a High Court File for Junior Practitioners" with Hon Justice Lang and members of Auckland High Court Registry (February 2012)
  • NZ Bar Association/Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand: "Effective Oral and Written Techniques" with Prof. James Raymond, Hon Justice Randerson and Robert Fisher QC (December 2011)
  • New Zealand Law Society: "The role of Lawyers Under the Real Estate Agents Act 2008" - Property Law Conference (2010)
  • Auckland District Law Society: "Litigation Management for In-house Counsel" (September 2009)
  • New Zealand Law Society - CLE: "Real Estate in a Tough Market - for Property Lawyers and Litigators" (September 2009)
  • NZ Bar Association: "Take the Lead and Shape Your Future" (2008 and 2010)
  • Lexis Nexis: "Recent Company Law Cases" (2007).

David Bigio QC

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Qualifications

BA, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

LLB, BCL McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Barrister Sole: 2003

Silk: 2016

Areas of Practice

Qualifications

BA, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

LLB, BCL McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Barrister Sole: 2003

Silk: 2016

General Background

David was born and raised in Montreal, Canada. He completed a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts at Concordia University in Montreal where he graduated with distinction in 1983.

He attended the Faculty of Law at McGill University (also in Montreal) where he obtained an LLB and a BCL, graduating with Second Class Honours in 1988.

David emigrated to New Zealand in 1989. He has worked in law since that time and began practice as a Barrister in May 2003.

David became a member of Shortland Chambers in 2008. David provides advisory and advocacy services to a diverse range of commercial, institutional and private clients.

Professional Activities

  • Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand (1990)
  • Partner, Ellis Gould, solicitors, Auckland (1994 - 2003)
  • Barrister Sole, Princes Chambers (2003 - 2008)
  • Barrister Sole, Shortland Chambers (2008 - present).

Activities

  • Member, Auckland District Law Society Inc, Property Disputes Sub-Committee (2011 - present)
  • Member, Real Estate Agents Authority Continuing Education Advisory Group (2011 - present)
  • Member (seconded) NZ Bar Association Council (November 2007 to August 2008)

Publications and Seminars

Seminar Presentations

  • Auckland District Law Society: "The Life of a High Court File for Junior Practitioners" with Hon Justice Lang and members of Auckland High Court Registry (February 2012)
  • NZ Bar Association/Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand: "Effective Oral and Written Techniques" with Prof. James Raymond, Hon Justice Randerson and Robert Fisher QC (December 2011)
  • New Zealand Law Society: "The role of Lawyers Under the Real Estate Agents Act 2008" - Property Law Conference (2010)
  • Auckland District Law Society: "Litigation Management for In-house Counsel" (September 2009)
  • New Zealand Law Society - CLE: "Real Estate in a Tough Market - for Property Lawyers and Litigators" (September 2009)
  • NZ Bar Association: "Take the Lead and Shape Your Future" (2008 and 2010)
  • Lexis Nexis: "Recent Company Law Cases" (2007).