Greg King a huge loss to New Zealand
Greg King a
huge loss to New Zealand
David Shearer extends his sincerest sympathies to the family
of lawyer Greg King, who died yesterday.
"Greg had one of
this country's finest legal brains. There wouldn't be many
New Zealanders who hadn't heard of him.
"While most would
know him for his high profile high court work, Greg also
represented employment, family law and civil law
"He has also made a huge contribution to raising
the profile of the legal profession.
death at such a young age is a tragedy. It will leave a huge
gap, and my deepest sympathies go to his wife Catherine,
children Pippa and Millie, their family and friends," David
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