Kim Murray has been a member of Lambton Chambers for over 20 years. His practice over that period has included accident compensation, appellate advocacy, biosecurity, censorship, health and medico-legal, judicial review, public inquiries and maritime and aviation law.
Kim’s practice has an emphasis on public law (administrative law, constitutional law and international law) including liability and legal risk management advice for Government clients. He routinely acts for State-owned enterprises, Crown entities and statutory office holders. He has extensive public law litigation experience.
Kim has particular expertise in air and space law. He has acted as counsel in many inquiries and aviation cases at both trial court and appellate level. As well as acting for New Zealand Government clients, he has acted both for and against aviation underwriters’ interests. He also undertakes overseas consultancy assignments. In particular, he has been team leader on projects funded by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the World Bank. Kim is also the course coordinator and adjunct teaching fellow in air and space law in the LLB and LLB Hons courses at the Auckland Law School.
Kim has taken a lead role in organising three international aviation law conferences in New Zealand and is a regular speaker at aviation law conferences in New Zealand and overseas. His presentations and publications have covered a wide range of aviation and public law topics.