Greenwood Roche

Energy & Natural Resources Department

New Zealand
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What the team is known for Well known for its work in the energy and electricity sectors, with considerable expertise in major urban development and infrastructure projects. Strong presence in Christchurch, and advises various government departments on plan reviews, change processes and consenting strategy. Also acts for forestry companies and landowners on wide-ranging resource management matters.

Strengths"Their performance has been exemplary," reports a client, praising the firm's "well-respected natural resources team."

"We were not disappointed," reveals another source, adding: "Greenwood Roche was very co-operative and efficient."

Work highlights Represented Summerset Villages in Environment Court proceedings arising out of its resource consent application to construct and operate a retirement village in Lower Hutt, Wellington.

Notable practitioners

Brigid McArthur is a highly regarded senior practitioner who heads the practice. One client comments: "She was fantastic: she knew the law, had a great grip on current/future regulatory changes, and also had a deep sector knowledge. Her input was invaluable."