Dennis Dow

Senior Solicitor 

Dennis is a senior solicitor in the Public and Regulatory branch of the Crown Specialist team.  He is involved in criminal prosecutions brought on behalf of the Crown, as well as various government and regulatory agencies.  Before joining Meredith Connell in 2018, Dennis worked as a criminal defence barrister for the Public Defence Service, appearing on a wide range of criminal matters in the District Court.  Dennis has also conducted appeals in the High Court and has appeared as junior counsel in the Court of Appeal.

  • Makaea v R [2018] NZCA 284 - appeal against admissibility of search evidence (junior counsel).
  • Russell v Police [2018] NZHC 1391 - appeal against decision declining EM Bail.
  • Duval v Police [2018] NZHC 393 - appeal against sentence.

BA/LLB(Hons), BA(Hons), University of Auckland