Former New Zealand High Court Judge Rodney Hansen CNZM, QC has been appointed to the Court of Appeal of Samoa.
He has been added to a panel consisting of Hon Robert Fisher QC (presiding), Sir Grant Hammond, Sir Peter Blanchard and Sir Graham Panckhurst. The Court sits for two one-week sessions a year.
Mr Hansen was admitted as a barrister and solicitor in February 1969 and was a partner of Simpson Grierson from 1976 to 1991. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1995 and to the High Court bench in 1999 until his retirement in 2014.