New Zealand Law Society - Kate Sheppard Chambers announces 28th member

Kate Sheppard Chambers announces 28th member

Bronagh McKenna has joined Kate Sheppard Chambers as its 28th member.

Bronagh McKenna

Bronagh is an experienced litigator, with particular expertise in public law, human rights and international law. Over two decades of legal experience, she has acted for government, international organisations, and blue-chip corporates.

Before joining the bar, Bronagh was a Crown Counsel in the Crown Law Office’s Constitutional and Human Rights team. She advised government departments and other Crown agencies on a wide range of matters including the exercise of statutory powers, compliance with administrative law duties, the scope of rights under the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990, the extent of New Zealand’s international law obligations and their domestic implementation, and inquiry-related issues.

Bronagh’s international experience spans both the criminal and commercial spheres. It includes over seven years as a prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in the Hague, prosecuting genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. Bronagh has also practised as a competition lawyer with London law firm Slaughter and May.