Blackstone Chambers

Wellington and Auckland, New Zealand

RECENT CASES

Here are my recent cases

RECENT CASES

See my recent cases


  • 28 November 2019
[2019] NZHC 3126
  • 23 October 2019
[2019] NZCA 510
Kim v Minister of Justice
Court of Appeal 3 Judges 
  • 11 June 2019
[2019] NZCA 209; [2019] 3 NZLR 173
  • 20 March 2019
[2019] NZCA 60
  • 10 September 2018
[2018] NZHC 2528; [2019] 2 NZLR 135
Pitcairn Privy Council
Appeals to Privy Council 
  • 30 July 2018
JCPC 13/17 Pitcairn
Miller & Carroll v New Zealand
United Nations Human Rights Committee 
  • 12 April 2018
CCPR 2502/2014
Attorney-General v Smith
Court of Appeal 3 Judges 
  • 1 March 2018
[2018] NZCA 24; [2018] 2 NZLR 899
Vogel v New Zealand
United Nations Committee Against Torture 
  • 11 December 2017
CAT/C/62/D/672/2015
S v Attorney-General
High Court Wellington 
  • 30 October 2017
[2017] NZHC 2629
Kim v Minister of Justice No 3
High Court Wellington 
  • 31 August 2017
[2017] NZHC 2109, [2017] 3 NZLR 823
  • 1 August 2017
[2017] NZSC 114, [2018] 1 NZLR 83
Z v Z
Court of Appeal 3 Judges 
  • 29 March 2017
[2017] NZCA 94; [2017] NZAR 660; 23 PRNZ 634
Diplomatic Assurances
United Nations Committee Against Torture 
  • 24 March 2017
General Comment No. 4 (2017) on the implementation of article 3 of the Convention in the context of article 22
Kim v Attorney-General
High Court Wellington 
  • 21 September 2016
[2016] NZHC 2235
Kim v Minister of Justice
High Court Wellington 
  • 1 July 2016
NZHC 1490 and [2016] NZHC 1491, [2016] 3 NZLR 425
  • 21 June 2016
[2016] NZSC 75, [2016] NZAR 765
United Nations Human Rights Committee 2016
6th Periodic Report of New Zealand 
  • 14 March 2016
Shadow Report
Siemer v Attorney-General (CA)
Court of Appeal 3 Judges 
  • 04 March 2016
[2016] NZCA 43, [2016] NZAR 411
Isherwood v New Zealand
United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention 
  • 7 September 2016
A/HRC/WGAD/2016/32

Prof Mads Andenæs, Faulty of Law University of Oslo, and Ex Chairperson of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention in 2018 described Dr Ellis as the most important legal practitioner bringing cases to the UN human rights treaty bodies, and also an outstanding legal scholar.

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