New Zealand Law Society - Shortland Chambers announces new members

Shortland Chambers announces new members

Desley Horton and Andrew Peat have joined Shortland Chambers as members.

Desley Horton

Desley joins Shortland Chambers from Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP in London, where she worked in the firm’s international litigation and arbitration team. Prior to that, Desley completed her Masters in Law at Stanford University and was a member of Russell McVeagh’s litigation team in Auckland. Desley practises in commercial and civil litigation and has particular experience in contract, company and trusts disputes.

Andrew Peat

Andrew is welcomed back to the independent bar and Chambers following a period in private practice. Andrew acts in a wide variety of civil cases, with particular interest and experience in property law and related fields.

Andrew spent a number of years as a junior barrister at Shortland Chambers and, prior to that, practiced at one of New Zealand’s leading commercial law firms. Andrew also has a Masters in Law (Hons, First) from Trinity College, Dublin.