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Tribunal Chairperson Appointed

Friday, 19 April 2002

Auckland barrister and solicitor Royden Hindle has been appointed to a five-year term as Chairperson of the Human Rights Review Tribunal, Associate Minister of Justice Hon Margaret Wilson announced today.

The Tribunal deals with issues of discrimination, sexual and racial harassment, misuse of personal information and breaches of professional health standards.

Mr Hindle has 20 years litigation experience and is currently a barrister sole practising principally in the civil area. He holds an LLM from Cambridge University, is accredited as a LEADR mediator and is an Associate of the Arbitrators and Mediators’ Institute.

Mr Hindle was the recipient of the Sir Ronal Davidson Award for the best Arbitration Award written in 2001 examinations of the Institute and was counsel assisting the Cervical Screening Inquiry.

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