Blackstone Chambers

Wellington and Auckland, New Zealand

RECENT CASES

Here are my recent cases

RECENT CASES

See my recent cases


  • 10 September 2018
  • [2018] NZHC 2528

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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