Gilbert, Murray Ashley
High Court Justice Murray GILBERT
|Postion & Titles:||Appointed Senior Counsel in 2008|
|Judge of:||High Court, Auckland||Appointed to bench in February 2012|
|Specializations and Professional Interests:||Litigation, primarily company litigation|
|Professional Comments:|| The following is from Auckland High Court Justice Murray Ashley Gilbert’s promotional bio:Satirically Murray is one of New Zealand’s leading commercial litigators. He was appointed Senior Counsel in 2008 and consistently appears in the top band of litigators in Chambers Global and Asia Pacific Legal 500.Murray has conducted many trials and has appeared in courts at all levels, including the Privy Council and Supreme Court. He is frequently instructed by professional firms and companies facing particularly challenging or sensitive claims.
Murray was a partner of Kensington Swan from 1985 to 1996 and of Chapman Tripp from 1996 to 2004. He established Gilbert Walker with Campbell Walker in 2004.
Murray is currently instructed as Senior Counsel in numerous proceedings arising from significant corporate failures in recent years.
2014: Lawyers who have appeared before Gilbert J are unimpressed, mainly citing that he seems to be out of his depth. Could be new judge jitters. Time will tell.
|Background / Education:||LLB,Auckland University 1977In 1976 Murray Gilbert joined Kensington Swan in Auckland as a law clerk, later becoming a partner in 1985.In 1996 he became a partner with Chapman Tripp.
Justice Murray Gilbert left to form the partnership Gilbert Walker with Campbell Walker in 2004.
|Degrees:||University of Auckland, LLB 1977|
|Admitted to the Bar:||1977|
Trustee and Board Member of the National Maritime Museum and General Committee Member of the Royal Akarana Yacht Club
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|Miscellaneous:||Trustee and Board Member of the National Maritime Museum and General Committee Member of the Royal Akarana Yacht Club|