High Court Justice Marion Frater

 FRATER, Marion Anne

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Postion & Titles:
Judge of: High Court, Auckland 2003 Previously a District Court and Family Court Judge, 1990
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Background / Education: Graduated LLB (Hons) from Victoria University of Wellington in 1972 and was admitted to the bar in 1973.In 1971 she joined Buddle Anderson Kent & Co initially as a law clerk and then staff solicitor and in 1974 moved to the London firm of Cameron Kemm Nordon. Justice Frater returned to Wellington and her old firm of Buddle Anderson Kent & Co in 1977, becoming a barrister sole in 1980.

Judge Frater was appointed to the district court bench in 1990 initially with a Family Court warrant, and subsequently, a jury warrant, and in 2003 moved to Auckland to join the bench of the High Court.

Degrees: LLB (Hons.) Victoria, 1972
Admitted to the Bar: 1973
Company Involvements: Shareholder Punchinello Holdings Ltd.

Paul Robert Frater is the current director of Balgowie InvestmentsLtd, Associated Dynamics Ltd, Punchinello Holdings Ltd, and former director of Berl Developments Ltd, The Salter Management Company Ltd, Business and Economic Research Ltd, Computer Based Education & Training Ltd, Innovation and Systems Ltd, Career Fashion Ltd. In Natalie Street Properties Limited the shareholders are MILLS, GEOFFREY ROBIN & MILLS, LOIS ANNE & FRATER, P R

Personal Data

Born: 23/09/1949
New Zealand
Sex: Female
Married: 1975
Paul Robert Frater
Children: 2 children
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Justice Marion Frater graduated LLB (Hons) from Victoria University of Wellington in 1972 and was admitted to the bar in 1973. In 1971 she joined Buddle
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JUSTICE FRATER & JURY. First Floor. 10.00am. CRI2006-092-5070 CROWN. v. Andrew WEPIA. (D Marshall). (E Paul, L Hughes). Wound with Intent to Cause GBH (1)
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Annual Reports – Institute of Judicial Studies: Annual Report: 1

Her Honour Judge M A Frater (now Hon Justice Frater). His Honour Judge G F Ellis. His Honour Judge R J Johnson. His Honour Judge J L Rota
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The Honourable Justice Ellis, Court of Appeal & High Court Education. Committee and Gender Equity Consulting Group. ? The Honourable Justice Frater (then
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Commerce Commission Website – Morning Star ordered to pay $50000

In her judgment, Justice Frater commented that the conduct had the result of depriving the market of price competition. However, she also noted that Morning
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Fact – Latest News – FACT News – August 2006

In the High Court at Wellington, Justice Marion Frater has rejected claims that the woman, whose name is suppressed, was sexually abused by a priest while
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Allegations of Abuse – Sisters of Mercy – St Josephs Orpanage

The psychiatrists agree on her diagnoses but have told Justice Frater, who is hearing the case in the High Court at Wellington, they disagree on the
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Beehive.govt.nz – New High Court Judge appointed

Justice Frater graduated from Victoria University in 1973 and practiced with Justice Frater was appointed to the District Court bench in 1990 where she
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James Earl Jones highlight of Foundation’s eighth annual benefit

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da Alpha Epsilon Criminal Justice Frater-. nity President Dan Campbell, a senior from. Baraga, with other members of the profes-
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New controversies in sex abuse cases

High Court Justice Marion Frater rejected claims that the woman, Justice Frater had no doubt the woman was sexually abused, but could not be sure of the
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