Rowan Ashton - Senior Associate



BCom/LLB, University of Auckland

Areas of expertise

Resource management law, Environmental law, Local government law, Public law


Rowan specialises in resource management, local government and public law.  He has experience in a diverse range of matters concerning natural resources, urban and land development, plan policy, development contributions, events, historic heritage, biosecurity, fisheries, judicial review, due diligence and local government law.

Prior to joining Brookfields, Rowan worked in a barristers chambers and a boutique firm specialising in environmental law. 

Rowan has appeared as counsel before the Environment Court and as junior counsel before the High Court and Court of Appeal.