Wellington barrister Noel Sainsbury is the new President of the Criminal Bar Association.
Mr Sainsbury was admitted in December 1985 and began work with Richardson & McCardle in Upper Hutt. He moved to Crown prosecution with Luke Cunningham and Clere before joining Bell Gully as a commercial litigator.
Mr Sainsbury moved to the independent bar in the mid-1990s. He is the first CBA President from outside Auckland.