Resource Management & Environmental Law

Sustainability and environmental stewardship

As the world increasingly focuses on sustainability and environmental stewardship the effects can be felt at both a global and individual level.

Effective environmental law service needs to be both innovative and pragmatic, with details-driven expertise and big picture experience.

Our team has achieved successful outcomes at local and regional council hearings on a vast array of matters.

Representation covers a huge range of work, including projects involving coastal, rural or residential subdivisions, forestry or quarrying agreements, submissions to the local or regional council on proposed plan changes or activities, heritage and historic places and conservation initiatives. We also help guide clients through the Resource Management Act (RMA) and the implications of the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) also.

Our services include:
  • Resource consent planning and applications
  • Interpretation of and compliance with District Plans
  • Land compensation agreements and compulsory acquisitions
  • Advising on notifications
  • Coastal, rural and residential subdivisions
  • Development contributions
  • EQC matters
  • Esplanade strips
  • The Emissions Trading Scheme
  • Dangerous goods and hazardous substances
  • Representation at regional and local government hearings