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Acting District Court Judge appointed

11 November 2016

Wellington barrister Noel Sainsbury has been appointed an Acting District Court Judge with a jury warrant to be based in Manukau.

photo of Noel Sainsbury

Admitted in December 1985, Mr Sainsbury went into practice as a barrister in 1993, and has worked mainly in the area of criminal law. He has extensive litigation experience, including appearances before the Supreme Court and Privy Council.

Mr Sainsbury is a member of the Wellington Crown Prosecution Panel although he predominantly acts as defence counsel. He is currently the President of the Criminal Bar Association.

Judge Sainsbury will be sworn in on 18 November 2016 at Courtroom 9 in the Wellington District Court at 4:00pm.

Last updated on the 16th September 2019