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New Zealand Bar Association, Jim Farmer QC

26 November 2007

From the President of the New Zealand Bar Association, Jim Farmer QC

The President of the New Zealand Bar Association, Jim Farmer QC, welcomed today's announcement by the Attorney General that Robert Dobson QC has been appointed as a High Court Judge.

Robert Dobson has been a leading barrister and Queen's Counsel for a considerable time and will undoubtedly contribute to the standing of the High Court, Mr Farmer said. His career has been a distinguished one and he has been lead counsel in many important cases under the Securities Act and Commerce Act in particular. He also served for many years as a member of the Council of the New Zealand Bar Association and was its President from 2002 to 2004.

ENDS


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