Roshana Ching

Senior Solicitor

Roshana is a litigator and a Crown prosecutor, with experience in fair trading, consumer protection and competition law, asset recovery and civil forfeiture proceedings and advising on investigations.  She acts on a range of civil, commercial, regulatory and criminal matters, primarily for government clients.  

Roshana holds Intermediate Crown Prosecutor classification and has prosecuted a number of jury trials as sole Crown counsel.  She regularly appears in the District Court and High Court, and has appeared as junior counsel in the Court of Appeal.

  • Appeared as junior counsel for the Commissioner of Police in successfully both opposing an appeal and bringing a cross-appeal in the Court of Appeal: Commissioner of Police v Snowden [2021] NZCA 336.
  • Appeared as sole counsel for the Commissioner of Police in a High Court civil trial for restraining orders: Commissioner of Police v Bateman [2021] NZHC 338.
  • Appeared as junior counsel for the Commissioner of Police in a High Court civil forfeiture trial: Commissioner of Police v Snowden [2020] NZHC 2036.
  • Appeared as sole counsel in an aggravated robbery trial resulting in a guilty verdict: R v Grace.

LLB/BCom(Hons), University of Auckland