5 Jun 2015

Campaigning lawyer Lecretia Seales dies

From Nine To Noon, 9:08 am on 5 June 2015

The Wellington lawyer who took a landmark case to the High Court over assisted dying, had died just hours after receiving the judgement. Lecretia Seales was 42. She was a highly experienced public lawyer, who worked until very recently at the Law Commission. Former Prime Minister Sir Geoffrey Palmer is a friend and former colleague.