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Ian Lloyd McKay

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Ian Lloyd McKay

Court of Appeal Judge

Sir Ian Lloyd McKay, who died in February 2014 at the age of 84, was called “the best barrister in New Zealand” and sat as a judge on the Court of Appeal of New Zealand from 1991 to 1997. Following his retirement, McKay also served as the president of the Electoral Commission, on the Court of Appeal of Samoa and as the chairperson of a government inquiry. Outside the courtroom, McKay was a serious devotee of bagpipes.

File details

McKay was linked to two client accounts at HSBC. One of them, held no money in 2006/2007, and the other one, listed five bank accounts that together held $31,118 in 2006/2007. The leaked files do not specify the exact role that McKay had in relation to the account.


Sir Ian Lloyd McKay died in February 2014 at the age of 84.