Vital reading for all civil dispute practitioners

About the Journal
The Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice (ISSN: 1839-4574) is vital reading for all civil dispute practitioners and scholars. It brings together the many and varied issues encountered in practice, procedure and litigation, which cannot currently be found in a centralised resource.

Under the leadership of General Editors Roderick Joyce QSO KC and Professor Michael Legg, this quarterly journal will address civil litigation and practice issues. Each issue will comprise editorials, articles and case notes, comments and/or book reviews on a wide range of topics. Its Editorial Board comprises practitioners and experts from around Australia as well as from the United Kingdom, Canada and New Zealand.

General Editor – New Zealand
Roderick (Rod) Joyce QSO KC commenced practice as a barrister sole in 1975 and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1985. He served as Judge of the District Courts of New Zealand from 1993 to 2014, and was a member of the New Zealand Rules Committee between 2002 and 2011. Rod is currently a Delegate of the Legal Complaints Review Office of the New Zealand Ministry of Justice, an Academic Fellow at the Faculty of Law of the University of Auckland, and a Continuing Legal Education instructor at the New Zealand Law Society. He is also General Editor of Thomson Reuters New Zealand product: Civil Procedure: District Courts and Tribunals. Before his service as a judge, Rod appeared in a wide range of civil and criminal cases at all court levels in New Zealand, as well as before the Privy Council in London prior to the establishment of the New Zealand Supreme Court. He has been actively involved in legal education for the last 20 years. In 2013, he was made a Companion of the Queen’s Service Order for services to the judiciary.

General Editor – Australia

Michael Legg is a Professor at the Faculty of Law & Justice, University of New South Wales. He specialises in complex civil litigation, including regulatory litigation and class actions. He has written extensively on civil procedure and class actions. He holds law degrees from UNSW (LLB), the University of California, Berkeley (LLM) and the University of Melbourne (PhD). He is admitted to practice in Australia (NSW) and the United States (New York Bar). Michael is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law and a member of the Law Council of Australia’s Class Actions Committee.

Case Notes Editors
Roderick Joyce QSO KC, Professor Michael Legg and William Fotherby

Court Watch Editor
Dr Bernard Cairns, Adjunct Associate Professor of Law, University of Tasmania

Editorial Board
William Fotherby, Principal, Meredith Connell, Barrister and Solicitor, New Zealand Bar
Dr Genevieve Grant, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Monash University
Dr James Metzger, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law & Justice, University of New South Wales

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Contents listing
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