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Justice Robertson to Court of Appeal

4 May 2005 Media Statement

Justice Robertson to Court of Appeal

Attorney-General Michael Cullen today announced the appointment of the Hon Justice James Bruce Robertson as a Judge of the Court of Appeal.

Justice Robertson was appointed a Judge of the High Court in 1987. He has also sat from time to time in the Divisional Courts of the Court of Appeal. He was appointed President of the Law Commission in 2001.

Justice Robertson graduated from Otago University and obtained an LLM from Virginia in 1968. He was a partner in the Dunedin law firm Ross Dowling Marquet & Griffin from 1969 to 1987 and was a Harkness Fellow in 1972–73.

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