Anita Chan, QC

Acting Chair
Wellington

Anita Chan QC is a specialist family law barrister. Her practice is in complex relationship property and child law cases.

Anita was appointed to the rank of Queen’s Counsel in 2014. She is a former Chair of the Family Law Section of the New Zealand Law Society. She is a Fellow and past Vice-President of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (London).

Anita has presented at numerous national and international family law conferences, including in Seoul, Brisbane, Shanghai, Adelaide, Cape Town, Vancouver, Singapore, Buenos Aires and Budapest. She is a regular guest lecturer at the Law Faculty of the University of Otago.

She was a foundation director of the New Zealand Law Society Continuing Legal Education Board, and a former director of ChildFund (New Zealand) Limited.