PHILIP HAMLIN, BARRISTER

About

My Team 

 
 
 
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Lucy Johnson

Employed Barrister

Email: lucy.johnson@hamlinlaw.co.nz

Lucy graduated from Otago University with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons). Upon completing her undergraduate studies, she pursued postgraduate study at the University of California, Berkley, graduating with a LLM in 2011. After admission to the California Bar, Lucy decided home is where her heart is and returned to New Zealand to pursue her passion for criminal law. After three years at the Public Defence Service, she joined the Hamlin Law team in 2017. Lucy has experience dealing with both civil and criminal matters.

 

Education

UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO
BA (Hons) 2008, LLB, 2009

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
LLM, 2011

Bar Admissions

  • California, United States of America
  • Auckland, New Zealand
 
 

 
 
 
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Phil Osborne

Employed Barrister

Email:  phil.osborne@hamlinlaw.co.nz

Phil Osborne studied at Otago University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 2009, then went on to study law at AUT where he graduated with an LLB (Hons) in 2015. While at university he worked as a law clerk at Vulcan chambers. He has worked at Hamlin Law since shortly after his graduation from AUT. He is a PAL 1 approved legal aid provider and is committed to achieving excellent results for his clients. He has a special interest in parole law and regularly assists Mr Hamlin with Parole Board cases.

 

Education

AUCKLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
LLB (Hons), 2015 

UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO
BA, 2009

 

Bar Admissions

•Auckland, New Zealand

 

 
 

 
 
 
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Abhijit Desai

Employed Barrister 

Email: abhijit.desai@hamlinlaw.co.nz

Abhijit was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court in New Zealand in 2018. He joined Hamlin Law as a law clerk in 2017, while completing his Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Bachelor of Business at the Auckland University of Technology.

 

 

Education

AUCKLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
BBus, LLB (Hons) 2017

 

Bar Admissions

• Auckland, New Zealand