Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | Video | Questions Of the Day | Search

 


Employment Court Judge appointed

Hon Christopher Finlayson
Attorney-General

5 February 2013

Employment Court Judge appointed

Auckland District Court Judge Mark Perkins has been appointed a permanent Employment Court Judge, Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson announced today.

Judge Perkins was appointed to the District Court Bench in 1999 sitting in the general and jury jurisdictions. He was an experienced practitioner in employment law before his appointment and served as a temporary Judge of the Employment Court on two previous occasions in 2006 and 2009.

In his earlier legal career, he was a partner at Macalister Mazengarb and Cairns Slane before joining the partnership of Hesketh Henry in August of 1993. He graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from Auckland University and a Master of Laws from Victoria University.

Judge Perkins will take up his new position on 8 April 2013.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

PARLIAMENT TODAY:

Mt Eden Prison: Serco Inquiry Extended

A two month delay to the Government investigation into prison fight clubs shows the extent of problems within the Serco circus, says Labour’s Corrections spokesperson Kelvin Davis. More>>

ALSO:

Health And Safety: Late Addition Of National Security Provisions A Concern

The New Zealand Law Society has expressed its significant concerns at the last-minute addition to the Health and Safety Reform Bill of provisions for a closed material procedure for court proceedings where national security is involved. More>>

ALSO:

Rugby And Beer: World Cup Alcohol Bill Passes

ACT MP David Seymour’s Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Extended licensing hours during Rugby World Cup) Bill completed its third reading by 99 to 21... More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Flag Campaign

So far, the public has treated the government’s flag campaign with something between disinterest and disdain. Most New Zealanders have instinctively seen through the marketing hype involved. More>>

Change For 2017: Local Govt To Decide On Easter Sunday Trading

The Government is to enable local communities, through councils, to decide whether retailers can open on Easter Sunday, Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse announced. More>>

ALSO:

(And Targets Worse Than Australia's): Foresters Abandoning Emissions Trading Scheme

The Government’s gutting of the Emissions Trading Scheme has caused foresters to leave and emissions to rise, says Labour’s Climate Change spokesperson Megan Woods. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Parliament
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news