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Appointment of High Court Judge

Friday, 30 November 2001 Media Statement

Appointment of High Court Judge

Attorney-General Margaret Wilson announced today the appointment of Rhys Harrison QC as a Judge of the High Court.

Mr Harrison graduated from Auckland University and practiced with solicitors in Auckland, becoming a partner, first with Haddow & Co and later with McElroy Milne & Milne Meek.

He went into practice as a Barrister in 1987 and was appointed a Queen’s Counsel in 1994.

Mr Harrison has a wide civil practice and is also a member of the panel of prosecutors for the Serious Fraud Office.

The new judge will sit in Auckland.

ENDS

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