Utilities & Networks

We have experience providing advice on a wide range of projects and issues relating to utilities and networks.


As advisors to territorial and regional councils, we have acted on matters involving roading, waste and wastewater, sewerage, drainage, waste disposal facilities and network infrastructure.  We provide advice on planning and resource management issues, local government issues, contracts, public-private partnerships, public works issues, and disputes.

We also provide advice to electricity lines companies, other network utilities operators and property developers on a range of issues relating to utilities and networks.  Examples of matters we have advised on include network installation and maintenance, water extraction, access over land, easements, leases and licences, resource management and public works issues.

When Maori land is involved, our Maori land law experts are available to assist.

We provide legal advice on:

Utilities and Networks

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