James Dalton

Senior Solicitor

James is a Senior Solicitor in the Crown Specialist team prosecuting a wide range of crime in the Auckland area.

Prior to joining Meredith Connell, James was a Defence Lawyer based in the North Shore, regularly appearing in the District Court for judge-alone trials and as a junior for jury trials. James has also frequently appeared in the High Court for appellate work.

  • Vaipapalangi v R [2021] NZHC 1971 – Successful bail appeal overturning a decision declining EM Bail to a residential rehabilitation centre
  • LLB(Hons) dissertation on the regulation of undercover police officers in New Zealand

BCom/LLB(Hons), University of Auckland