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Category: Honorary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 18.4.2023

Justice Susan Glazebrook is a judge of the Supreme Court of New Zealand/Te Kōti Mana Nui o Aotearoa. She is President of the International Association of Women Judges (until May 2023).

Before her elevation to the Bench, Justice Glazebrook was a partner in a large commercial law firm and a member of various boards and government advisory committees. She served as President of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association in 1998.

Since becoming a judge, Justice Glazebrook has been a member of the Advisory Council of Jurists for the Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions and chaired Te Kura, the body responsible for judicial education in New Zealand.

Justice Glazebrook is a distinguished alumni of the University of Auckland and a distinguished fellow of Victoria University of Wellington Law School. In 2014 Justice Glazebrook was made a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to the judiciary.