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Wilson appointed Supreme Court Judge

21 December 2007 Media Statement

Wilson appointed Supreme Court Judge

The Honourable Justice William McLeod Wilson has been appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court, Attorney-General Michael Cullen announced today.

The Hon Justice Wilson graduated from Victoria University of Wellington with an LLM (Hons). He joined the firm of Bell Gully & Co where he became partner in 1971. The Hon Justice Wilson continued as a partner when that firm merged to become Bell Gully Buddle Weir.

He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1996 and specialised in litigation principally in the areas of corporate, banking, securities, competition and media law.

The Hon Justice Wilson was appointed a Judge of the Court of Appeal in 2007.

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