Statement on the loss of Honourable Justice Robert Chambers
Hon Judith Collins
Minister of Justice
Statement on the loss of Honourable
Justice Robert Chambers
Justice Minister Judith Collins
has expressed her sadness at the sudden loss of Supreme
Court Judge, the Honourable Justice Robert Chambers.
am extremely sad to learn of the sudden death of Justice
“He was renowned across the profession
as one of New Zealand’s greatest legal brains. His sudden
death at such a young age is a significant loss to the legal
“I instructed Justice Chambers on many
occasions when he was a barrister. I served with him on the
Auckland District Law Society Council for a number of years
and when he became President, I was Vice-President. I will
always remember Justice Chambers’ for his humanity,
terrific wit and way with words.
“My thoughts are with
his wife Deborah, his family and friends, at this very sad
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