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Allison Arthur-Young

Auckland City, New Zealand Asia-Pacific Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Environment & Resource Management
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Environment & Resource Management - New Zealand

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Allison Arthur-Young garners praise for her expertise in resource management and planning matters for large infrastructure and residential projects. She is based in the Auckland office and is the board chair of Russell McVeagh. One client states: "There is no person I would rather have on my side; Allison is always at least one step ahead of proceedings, is an excellent communicator and just really fun to work with."
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Allison's practice and considerable experience covers all aspects of resource management and local government law, with a focus on development and large-scale infrastructure projects, district and regional planning, and legislative reform and policy matters.

Allison provides expert advice to clients on local government issues including development contributions and rates, the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act, information disclosure and the role of local authorities in decision making. She's known for her 'big picture' outlook and works with some of New Zealand's biggest corporations, regularly appearing before Council hearing panels, the Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority, the Environment Court, and the High Court.

Career

Allison is currently Russell McVeagh's Board Chair, being on the board since 2018. Prior to this, she was the National Practice Group Chair for Environment, Planning and Natural Resources. She joined Russell McVeagh in 2005 and was admitted to practise in New Zealand in 2003. Allison was named one of NZ Lawyer's Most Influential Lawyer's 2021 in the Changemaker category.

Professional Memberships

Allison is a member of the Resource Management Law Association, and Global Women.

Publications

Allison authors the Climate Change chapter in leading textbook Environmental and Resource Management Law (6th & 7th Edition), and regularly contributes our thought leadership pieces.

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Level 30, Vero Centre,

48 Shortland Street,

PO Box 8

DX CX10085

Auckland City

Auckland

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