Felix Geiringer is a Wellington barrister previously with Terrace Chambers.
He has a broad scope of practise and has undertaken many important cases in a wide range of legal fields, including appearances in the New Zealand Supreme Court and the Privy Council. He has previously worked as a barrister in London, as a solicitor for Clifford Chance in London and Chapman Tripp in Wellington.
Tanya Kennedy has joined Wellington’s Lambton Chambers as a barrister sole. She has extensive experience in employment law.
Tanya advises and represents employer, employee, and union clients in the full range of employment law issues and institutions, including mediation, litigation and conducting or representing clients in relation to employment investigation processes. She also has an interest in employment law and professional issues in the education sector.
Ian Carter is a public law specialist.
He appeared as counsel in most of the current leading New Zealand cases in the higher courts in the immigration, refugee and human rights protection areas. His areas of practice include public and administrative law, judicial review, constitutional, commercial regulatory, crown liability, intelligence and security, privacy, human rights, international, immigration, refugees, transport and border security.
He worked as a litigator in private practice in Auckland and Wellington and acted for government parties for many years as a Senior Crown Counsel with Crown Law and as General Counsel within the intelligence community.
James Mahuta-Coyle has moved from Terrace chambers where he was a barrister since 2012. Before then, he practised with public law specialist firm Chen Palmer as an Associate.
James has extensive experience across public and administrative law, tax and privacy law, commercial litigation and dispute resolution. Formerly an Advisor to Ministerial Services, James holds a vast array of knowledge in the public realm. James is also a competitive road cyclist.