Judge Silvia Cartwright

Judge Silvia Cartwright

Dame Silvia Cartwright graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from Otago University in 1967. After several years in private practice, she embarked on a judicial career which culminated in her appointment as the first woman in New Zealand to the High Court. Internationally, Dame Silvia contributed as a member of the UN committee monitoring compliance with the UN Convention to Eliminate All Forms of Discrimination Against Women. She was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1989 and Principal Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2001.

  • Nationality : New Zealand
  • Office : Trial Chamber  
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