QCs lined up for Solicitor General?
Wellington QCs lined up for potential Solicitor General appointment
Wellington, 31 May 2006 - Prominent Wellington
lawyer Mai Chen is one name touted as a potential candidate
for the Solicitor General vacancy, according to the New
Zealand-based legal news website, www.LawFuel.com
LawFuel's "Hot Files" section indicates that the 43-year-old Chen is one of several Wellington candidates for the top job. The Solicitor General's job fell vacant upon the appointment to the Supreme Court on 19 May of Terence Arnold.
Among other names touted in Wellington legal circles are other women QCs Kristy McDonald and Helen Cull. The appointment, which is announced by the Governor General on the advice of the Attorney General (Michael Cullen) is expected to be announced shortly.
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