David Baragwanath

David Baragwanath
The Honourable
Sir David Baragwanath
KNZM QC
Justice of the Court of Appeal
In office
2007 – 2010

Sir William "David" Baragwanath, KNZM, QC (born 1940), is a retired New Zealand judge. He was appointed to the High Court of New Zealand bench in 1995 and the New Zealand Court of Appeal in 2007, stepping down from the bench in July 2010.

Born in Auckland, his late father was The Very Rev Owen Baragwanath, OBE, former Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in New Zealand. He attended Auckland Grammar School, followed by University of Auckland Law School, as well as a Rhodes Scholar who earned a Bachelor of Civil Law from Oxford University.

He is former partner at Meredith Connell, was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1983 and is a former president of the New Zealand Law Commission. At the time of his appointment to the Court of Appeal, he was the second longest serving High Court Judge based at the High Court at Auckland, behind Justice Williams. Justice Baragwanath is also a New Zealand member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague.

In October 2010, it was announced Justice Baragwanath had been appointed one of four appeal judges to United Nations Special Tribunal for Lebanon. Judge Baragwanath was elected President of the Tribunal on 10 October 2011, following the retirement of Judge Antonio Cassese on grounds of ill health.

He was made a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the New Year Honours announced on 31 December 2010.[1]

Baragwanath is a Cornish name meaning 'wheaten bread' in the Cornish language.

Justice Baragwanath has been married twice. His current and second wife is the educationalist Susan Baragwanath.

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