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Jane Meares appointed to head TAIC

30 November 2016

Wellington barrister Jane Meares has been appointed Chief Commissioner of the Transport Accident Investigation Commission.

Auckland barrister Richard Marchant has been appointed as a Commissioner.

The appointments are made by the Governor General on the recommendation of Transport Minister Simon Bridges.

Ms Meares was admitted as a barrister and solicitor in October 1990 and practises at Clifton Chambers as a commercial barrister. She was a partner with Bell Gully before joining the New Zealand Treasury as Chief Legal Advisor.

Her term will expire in October 2021.

Mr Marchant was admitted as a barrister and solicitor in December 1985. His term will expire in April 2019.

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Last updated on the 30th November 2016