David McNaughton appointed District Court Judge

Tuesday 22 July 2008, 10:18PM

By Michael Cullen


David John McNaughton, Solicitor of Auckland, has been appointed a District Court Judge, Attorney-General Michael Cullen announced today.


Mr McNaughton was admitted to the Bar in1982. He worked for a number of firms in New Zealand and in London before becoming a Barrister Sole in 1987. Since 2000 he has been an Associate and Senior Prosecutor with Meredith Connell in Auckland. His experience has been predominantly in the criminal jurisdiction and he has trial experience as both defence and prosecuting counsel.


Mr McNaughton will be sworn in at Auckland on 8 August 2008 and will sit in Auckland.