Donna Buckingham

  • Donna Buckingham is the founder and current Director of the New Zealand Legal Information Institute (NZLII), the largest New Zealand publisher of free online legislation, court and tribunal decisions, reports and articles. She is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Otago, teaching and writing in statutory interpretation, evidence law, suppression regimes and governance of the legal profession. Donna is also a Barrister of the High Court of New Zealand, the former Chair of the Women’s Consultative Group of the New Zealand Law Society and President of the New Zealand Law Society (Otago Branch).