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New District Court Judge appointed to New Plymouth

New District Court Judge appointed to New Plymouth

Wellington lawyer Chris Sygrove has been appointed as a District Court Judge with jury and Family Court warrants to serve in New Plymouth, Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson announced today.

Mr Sygrove was a partner of McCulloch & Sygrove from 1979 to 1996. During that time he conducted several jury trials in the District and High Courts as well as extensive summary jurisdiction and Family Court litigation. He became a sole practitioner in 1996 dealing with a wide range of legal issues with an emphasis on Family Court matters, with particular emphasis on relationship property.

Judge Sygrove will be sworn in on 4 July 2014 in Wellington.

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