Britomart Chambers is a new chambers based in central Auckland. Our specialist areas include public law, regulatory and commercial litigation and commercial crime. With three prominent QCs, Britomart chambers is a leading chambers in these areas.

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Subject to the New Zealand Law Society requirements, we are available to accept instructions from the public.

Erin McGill

Michael Heron QC

Michael Heron QC is a leading QC in commercial and regulatory litigation and arbitrations. He has appeared as lead counsel in all New Zealand Courts (including the Privy Council) and has conducted significant commercial arbitrations for both the Crown and corporate clients.

Michael is regarded as one of New Zealand’s leading QC’s and regularly advises significant public and private entities on commercial, public law and regulatory matters.

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Erin McGill

Marc Corlett QC

Marc Corlett is an experienced trial lawyer with a broad practice that includes general, civil and commercial disputes; civil and criminal regulatory proceedings; fraud, money laundering, proceeds of crime and other criminal prosecutions and applications.

Marc has appeared in over 100 trials in the District Court and the High Court, and has appeared on more than 60 appeals in the Court of Appeal.

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Erin McGill

Paul Rishworth QC

Paul Rishworth specialises in constitutional and human rights law in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. He has argued cases in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court involving the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990, as well as discrimination cases in the Human Rights Review Tribunal. As a Professor of Law at the University of Auckland, he has written extensively on constitutional and human rights law and his work has been widely cited by peers, practitioners and judges. He serves as a member of the Legislation Design and Advisory Committee.

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Erin McGill

Erin McGill

Erin specialises in civil and regulatory litigation. She started her career in 2003 undertaking prosecutions on behalf of the Crown and government agencies. After a stint overseas, she moved to Russell McVeagh, where she spent over five years focussing on commercial and civil litigation and assisting commercial clients on regulatory matters.

Erin has been a Barrister Sole since 2014 with a focus on civil and regulatory litigation. She assists both clients and senior lawyers with their litigation needs.


Our location

Britomart Chambers, Rabobank Building
Level 7, 2 Commerce Street, Auckland