Auckland barrister and Bankside Chambers member Andrew Brown QC has been made a Fellow of the Legal Research Foundation.
Mr Brown, who was made a Fellow at the Foundation's AGM, is currently Director of the Foundation and has been on its Council since 1977.
A former Rhodes Scholar, Mr Brown was admitted as a barrister and solicitor in December 1972.
He left Russell McVeagh, where he was a litigation partner, in 1998 to practise as a barrister. He was appointed Queen's Counsel in May 2002 and specialises in intellectual property.