Campbell Savage has been appointed the new Public Defender Southern (Hawke's Bay to Dunedin) in the Public Defence Service.
Admitted in 1989, Campbell initially worked in Napier before becoming a Crown Prosecutor in Wellington. He moved to Christchurch and ultimately Dunedin where he was in partnership in a number of local firms.
Campbell joined the PDS as Dunedin's Deputy Public Defender in 2011 and has since become a member of the PDS Ethics Committee providing PDS lawyers with advice on dealing with conflicts and ethical issues that arise from time to time.
He will continue to be based in Dunedin's PDS office.