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First Senior Counsel appointees

First Senior Counsel appointees

Five members of the Auckland bar – (from left) Christine Gordon, Simon Moore, Jan McCartney, Murray Gilbert and David Heaney – were among the first seven lawyers to be appointed as Senior Counsel in 2008. The term replaced that of Queen's Counsel (QC), but in 2011 the title QC was reinstated.

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Geoffrey Palmer, 'Law - The legal profession', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 December 2023)

Story by Geoffrey Palmer, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Oct 2016