Inside the second ex-judge grappling with Bain compo

Ongoing public debate over David Bain’s guilt or not may be silenced once way or another by one of the best legal brains in the country.

Former High Court Justice Robert Fisher, who is providing the government with a second opinion on the Bain compensation case, is a law man almost without peer.

“There’s nobody smarter in New Zealand law in my view than Bob Fisher,” Auckland University associate law professor Bill Hodge told NBR ONLINE.

“He’s a rigorous, independent thinker – certainly not a company man.


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