The members congratulate former member Helen Winkelmann on her appointment as the new Chief Justice of New Zealand.
Shortland Chambers is pleased to announce that Bronwyn Carruthers has joined as a member. Prior to moving to the independent bar, Bronwyn was an Environmental, Planning and Natural Resources partner for 7 years at the highly respected Auckland firm Russell McVeagh.
Bronwyn practices in environmental, resource management and local government law. Bronwyn advises a wide range of clients including infrastructure providers, corporates, individuals and not for profit organisations. She not only assists with obtaining consents for projects, but also with plan making, judicial review, declarations, enforcement action and law reform.
We wish Bronwyn well in her career at the bar.
Shortland Chambers is delighted to announce that Bob Hollyman has been appointed Queen's Counsel.
Bob Hollyman graduated with BA LLB (Hons) from the University of Auckland and was admitted in 1995. He worked as a judge’s clerk in the Court of Appeal, and in the Criminal and Crown Solicitors Team at the Crown Law Office before undertaking LLM studies at the University of Toronto. Bob returned to New Zealand to join Bell Gully in 2000 and moved to the independent bar in 2006. Bob has specific interests in contract, torts (particularly misrepresentation), company and commercial disputes, and insolvency. He is the author of Falsehood and Breach of Contract (2017). Bob’s full profile is here.