24 Mar 2011

Appointment of High Court judge announced

4:05 pm on 24 March 2011

Attorney-General Chris Finlayson has announced that Wellington barrister John Stephen Kos has been appointed a judge of the High Court.

Justice Kos graduated from Victoria University in 1981 and is currently Pro-Chancellor of Massey University and an honorary lecturer in Law at Victoria University.

He will be sworn-in on 5 May and will sit in the High Court in Wellington.