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TIFFANY COOPER
CRIMINAL BARRISTER

Tiffany is an experienced criminal barrister, with particular expertise in cases involving sexual offending,  serious violence and drug trials.  Tiffany has extensive involvement across numerous high profile criminal proceedings and appeal work in New Zealand. With over 18 years experience, Tiffany has completed in excess of 180 Jury trials in both the High Court and the District Court as lead counsel.

Having previously worked as a senior Crown prosecutor, she is now a defence advocate motivated and driven to succeed for her clients. Tiffany is committed to achieving the best possible result for every client. She is outcome focused and together with her dedicated legal team, provides legal representation in an effective and persuasive manner in Court.

BELLE ARCHIBALD
JUNIOR BARRISTER

After obtaining first class honours in law, Belle joined Tiffany’s practice. She brought with her a wealth of criminal experience having clerked for another member of Sentinel Chambers.  She was subsequently admitted to the Bar in August 2017.

Belle works closely with Tiffany on many of her cases.  She brings a calm, measured and meticulous approach to every case.  Her strong academic and research skills allow her to easily grasp complex legal issues and succinctly explain them. Her scrupulous attention to detail means key, game-changing defence evidence is found among voluminous disclosure.

Belle has experience in helping to prepare conviction and sentence appeals, jury trials and criminal proceeds matters. 

ANDY WEI
JUNIOR BARRISTER

Chinese-born and Western-educated lawyer who has a genuine passion for criminal litigation.
 
Andy is fluent in English and Mandarin. He is also admitted as a lawyer in the Supreme Court of Queensland, Australia. Andy is able to apply his bi-cultural experiences and language advantages in defending Chinese clients in complex criminal cases.

刑事出庭律师 - 英语 | 中文

AREAS
OF
EXPERTISE

Criminal trial and Criminal defence
Conviction and sentence appeals
Coronial inquests
Bail application and bail appeals
Drug dealing and manufacture
Homicide and serious assaults
Serious sexual offences
Proceeds of crime
Fraud and financial crime
Serious traffic offences
Discharge without conviction
New Zealand Bill of Rights
Public law and Judicial Review