I offer over 20 years as a specialist in the fields of environmental, natural resources, property and public law.

The range of legal services that I provide are set out under the following sub-headings:


  • Advising on environmental, natural resources, property and public law
  • Preparing and implementing strategies to achieve your goals
  • Assessing development potential and market demand
  • Connecting you with commercial and political partners
  • Structuring Private Public Partnerships and Joint Ventures
  • Seeking amendments to bills and legislation


  • Identifying and briefing experts
  • Lobbying local and central government
  • Preparing policy statements and plans
  • Making submissions on notified plans, policy statements and resource consent applications
  • Making submissions on bills and legislative amendments
  • Obtaining resource consents, designations, marine consents, crown mineral permits, concessions and other approvals


  • Select Committee Hearings
  • Local Authority Hearings
  • National Boards of Inquiry
  • Environment Court and District Court
  • High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court
  • International Tribunals (e.g. International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea).

Areas of Expertise

I have led numerous projects through legislative, planning and approval processes. This means that I have built-up a wide field of expertise in environmental, natural resources, property and public law.

Key areas of expertise in which I offer services (e.g. advice, projects and advocacy) include:

  • Litigation
  • Property Development
  • Infrastructure
  • Coastal & Marine
  • Deep-Sea Resources
  • Water
  • Mining
  • Oil & Gas
  • Maori / Indigenous Law
  • Prosecutions & Enforcement
  • International Law

To discuss how I can help you, please telephone or email me