High Court Justice Patrick Keane

KEANE, Patrick John

High Court Justice Patrick Keane

Professional Data:

2014 Judge Survey Score (1-10): 7.2    Ranking (out of 63):  50thJustice Patrick Keane

Postion & Titles: Former Law Commissioner
Judge of: High Court, Auckland, since 2003  Formerly a District Court Judge
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Professional Comments:  Extremely mixed reviews from lawyers regarding Justice Keane’s knowledge of the law and judicial fairness but few thought highly of the judge
Background / Education: Graduated from Victoria University with a BA (1968) and LLB (Hons) (1969).

In practice (1970 – 1987) he was a member of Izard Weston and Company, Watts and Paterson and the Crown Law Office. In April 1987 Justice Keane was appointed a district court judge and Taxation Review Authority. He was seconded to the Law Commission as a Law Commissioner in May 2001 and appointed a High Court judge in October 2003. Justice Keane is based at the Auckland High Court.

Degrees: LLB, Victoria University, 1969

BA, Victoria University, 1968

Admitted to the Bar: 1970
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Personal Data

Born: 19 Sex: Male
Married: 19 Children:
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