Medico-Legal Discussion Evenings

Come along to our Medico-Legal Discussion Evenings - open to anyone interested in the ethical and practical considerations that arise between medicine and law.

Events typically occur quarterly on a Thursday evening at Govett Quilliam's New Plymouth office. These evenings are led by Special Counsel Ellie Wilson, joined by guest speakers and other local professionals to discuss key challenges that arise in the medico-legal space in a frank and honest environment.

Events are free, we just ask that you please register for each event as spaces are limited. Complimentary refreshments will be provided by GQ.

Next Event | 15 February 2024

Medical Issues in the Criminal and Family Courts
With special guest HH Judge Greig | GQ New Plymouth

Join us for wine and nibbles with special guest His Honour Judge Greig who'll be sharing his insights on the impact of medical issues and the importance of evidence in the criminal and family Courts.

Register your free spot below

Meet the speakers


Ellie Wilson
Special Counsel

Ellie has extensive experience and expertise in health law and professional regulation having worked from almost all angles in this space – including for patients, practitioners, regulators, and insurers. Her broad experience provides a holistic and practical approach to health care matters.

Contact Ellie

Judge Greig

Judge Greig
District Court Judge

Judge Greig was born and schooled in the UK.  Having started his working life first farming and then in the arts industry, he joined the London Metropolitan Police in 1976 after witnessing a terrorist incident in which a man was killed.  In 1983 he moved with his New Zealand born wife to this country.  He worked in the NZ police from 1983 to 1994.  He graduated from the University of Canterbury in 1997 and worked for a Christchurch law firm before being engaged by the United Nations War Crimes Tribunal for Rwanda.  On returning to NZ he joined the independent bar and worked as a barrister in the areas of civil, criminal and family law until he was appointed to the bench in 2020.  He sits as a judge in New Plymouth with jury, family, youth and civil warrants.

Register for our upcoming event | 15 Feb 2024

Please note all events are complimentary. 

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