NZ Criminal Lawyer Auckland | David Reece | Auckland Lawyers

David Reece Criminal Lawyer in AucklandWelcome to the NZ Criminal Lawyer Website

My name is David Reece and I am a criminal barrister specialising in criminal defence work in the Auckland region.

I have worked in all areas of criminal law for over 30 years both in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. I have completed over 150 District and High Court jury trials since my admission to the Bar in 1981 and have a proven track record. Click here view details of my most recent cases.

I am also a member of the following associations:

  • Auckland District Law Society
  • New Zealand Law Society
  • Criminal Bar Association

How Can I Help?

If you require a criminal defence lawyer fast I can appear for you on short notice at the Auckland High Court, the Auckland District Court, the Manukau District Court, the Waitakere District Court and the North Shore District Court.

I can also appear for you at any other District or High Court in New Zealand by arrangement.

As a criminal barrister based in Auckland and with over 30 years experience I can;

  • Provide you with prompt & expert legal advice when and if you have been charged with an offence.
  • Attend with you at any police or border control interview;
  • Appear on your behalf at Court and endeavour to arrange bail or electronically monitored bail terms for you either at the District Court or High Court.
  • Provide you with a committed and vigorous DEFENCE if your matter goes to trial
  • Provide you with advice to ensure you are kept out of the media spotlight
  • I am a Listed Service Provider with the New Zealand Justice Department and as such I am able to take legal aid criminal cases for all District, High Court and Court of Appeal matters
  • Provide you with specialist assistance concerning private investigations, trial preparation, forensic and Appellate Court research from an experienced and well qualified group of criminal law professionals

REMEMBER, it is essential you obtain legal advice for yourself, family member or friend at the earliest available opportunity.

Click here to contact me TODAY!


  • Homicide
  • Assault
  • Drugs
  • Sexual Charges
  • Slavery
  • Robbery
  • Burglary
  • Drink/Drive
  • Fraud
  • Proceeds of Crime Prosecution
  • Legal Aid Matters
  • Appeals to High Court and Court of Appeal