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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.

About LawFuel.com

LawFuel.com is a New Zealand-based international legal news network providing a press release service for many of the world's largest law firms, as well as major legal organisations including US Attorneys offices, the IRS, the Securities Exchange Commission and others. LawFuel.com is also affiliated to PRWebDirect, one of the pre-eminent news release organisations on the Internet. It is wholly independent of any other publishing organisation. To contact LawFuel.com use the contact form at www.LawFuel.com

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