Waikato Public Law and Policy Research Unit - Presentation

Date Wednesday 17 May 2023
Time 1pm - 2pm
Where Zoom (
Presenter Sir David Baragwanath
Admission Cost Free

ESSENTIAL FRESHWATER:  finding common support for the Treaty of Waitangi and its effect on basic issues; here essential freshwater

Hon Sir David Baragwanath KNZM KC is an Honorary Professor of the University of Waikato and a graduate of the University of Auckland and Balliol College Oxford. He practised for 30 years at the New Zealand bar, the last decade including Treaty litigation.

He was appointed to the High Court then the Court of Appeal, concurrently for periods presiding in the Court of Appeal of Samoa, chairing the Law Commission then the Rules Committee, and a New Zealand member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, The Hague. He was then appointed until February 2023 to the Appeals Chamber of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, The Hague,which he served for a term as President.

He is an Overseas Bencher of the Inner Temple, a Door Tenant at 3 Hare Court, a member of the New Zealand Law Society and the Swiss Arbitration Association  and chairs the advisory board of the Dutch charity P.R.I.M.E. Finance.

He lives in Switzerland and Wellington.

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