Resource Management

Brookfields' resource management group specialises in all aspects of environmental and public law for corporate, local authority and private clients. We have a track record in planning and environmental issues that is second to none. Over 30 local authorities and public sector organisations choose us to look after their interests. Whether you are involved in the public sector (central or local government) or the commercial/private sector, you will get the right answer from Brookfields' resource management team.

We have proven experience in infrastructure, commercial, residential and industrial projects (including mining). Our lawyers work as a team across their specialist areas to ensure that whoever you deal with, you will be covered on all sides - be it property, finance, infrastructure and major projects, employment, litigation and commercial.

Our resource management lawyers can advise on:

  • Aquaculture
  • District/Regional plans and policies
  • Energy, mining and Crown Minerals Act
  • Environment Court proceedings
  • Environmental auditing and risk management
  • Enforcement
  • Fisheries
  • Forestry
  • Hazards control
  • High Court judicial review and appeals
  • Infrastructure projects, including roads, wastewater treatment plants, landfills
  • Litigation
  • Maori Issues including Treaty of Waitangi and consultation
  • Maori land/leases
  • Maori local government issues
  • Prosecutions and Enforcement actions
  • Resource consents
  • Subdivisions and development control (acting for both councils or applicants)
  • Water and waste water

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