At the centre of Auckland’s legal quarter, FortyEight Shortland is a progressive and modern chambers focused on civil, commercial and regulatory law. The chambers was established in August 2018 by an eminent group of barristers whose skills and experience provide specialist advice and effective advocacy with a pragmatic, commercially-minded approach.

Our barristers provide advocacy services of the highest calibre in all New Zealand courts and tribunals. They give specialist advice in a diverse range of practice areas. A number of our members also accept appointment as mediator, arbitrator or adjudicator.

Our members are regularly retained to appear and advise on the most complex civil and commercial disputes. Our barristers are widely recognised for their ability to successfully advocate cases in all courts and tribunals. They are commended for their technical excellence and comprehensive knowledge of the law. Clients highly value their strategic insight and independent commercial judgement.