Justice Hammond practiced as a litigation partner in a senior New Zealand law firm for some years. He appeared at all levels of courts up to the Privy Council in London; and before many Tribunals. He then went to Graduate School at Illinois and taught at Dalhousie before becoming Director of the Institute of Law Research and Reform at Alberta, with a cross-appointment in the Law School. Subsequently he returned to New Zealand as a Professor of Law and then Dean of Law Auckland. He has been a Visiting Professor at Cornell, and the Robert S Campbell Fellow at Magdalen College, Oxford (where he is still a member). The Judge was appointed to the High Court in 1992 and the Court of Appeal of New Zealand in 2003. He is presently on leave from the Court of Appeal as President of the Law Commission of New Zealand. He Judge was knighted for his "Service to the Law" by Her Majesty in the 2011 Queen's Birthday Honours List.
Teaching In 2013-2014
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