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Dobson appointed High Court Judge

Published: Mon 26 Nov 2007 11:00 AM
26 November 2007
Dobson appointed High Court Judge
Robert Andrew Dobson QC has been appointed a Judge of the High Court, Attorney-General Michael Cullen announced today.
Justice Dobson graduated from Victoria University of Wellington with a LLB in 1971. He then joined and became a partner of the law firm Stone & Co (now known as Rudd Watts & Stone). Justice Dobson left the firm for the independent bar in 1990 and was appointed a Queen’s Counsel in 1998.
Justice Dobson has been President of the New Zealand Bar Association, a faculty member on the Law Society Litigation Skills and Advanced Litigation Skills Programmes and a member of the New Zealand Law Society Legislation Committee.
As a barrister, Justice Dobson’s principal area of practice was commercial litigation, with an emphasis on securities, banking, tax, judicial review and competition law.
He will sit in Wellington.
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