Public Law

Public Law

Providing advocacy and advice on public and administrative law issues to a range of clients including to private individuals, groups and companies interacting with central and local government decision-making, in relation to:

  • judicial review of administrative law functions
  • infrastructure and public works
  • information requests
  • rating and valuation
  • bylaws and other regulatory instruments
  • heritage
  • fisheries
  • biosecurity
  • enforcement and other statutory remedies
  • recognition of Maori and Treaty of Waitangi interests

Local Government Law

Providing wide-ranging advocacy and advice to the local government sector at both a district and regional level, as well as to private individuals and companies interacting with local government, in relation to:

  • judicial review of administrative law functions and decisions
  • infrastructure and public works
  • rating and valuation
  • resource consent applications and appeals
  • plan and policy changes
  • enforcement and other statutory remedies

Barristers

Stuart is a specialist barrister in resource management, public law and local government law with over 25 years experience in litigation at all levels.