Maggie M. Winterstein

Maggie has worked as a junior barrister in the area of civil and commercial law, and as a Police prosecutor in the Counties Manukau area. After learning the other side of criminal trials, she chose to specialise in criminal law and became a barrister sole in 2009.

Degree Held: LL.B (Hons) (Auck)
Year Admitted: 1998
Barrister Sole: 2009
Areas of Practice: Traffic and immigration


  • 1998: Admitted to the Bar.
  • 2000 to 2002: Junior barrister for Simativa Perese.
  • 2002 to 2008: Police prosecutor.
  • 2009: Barrister sole.
  • Has successfully completed applications and cases for discharges without conviction, limited licence, drink drive and assault cases for clients.

Ongoing education and professional memberships

  • 2009: Attended Evidence seminar.
  • 2011: Attended Formal Logic and Effective Advocacy seminar.
  • 2011: Attended Youth Advocacy conference.