RMLA Waikato : Case Law Update Road Show
This road show will provide an update on the latest decisions from the High Court and higher courts that impact environmental practitioners. In addition to tracking the post-NZKS developments, Bronwyn Carruthers, Partner, Russell McVeagh, has selected a range of decisions covering the control of subdivision, GMOs, fisheries and conservation land. She’ll also provide an update on decisions subject to appeal at the time of her last roadshow, and cover interesting “errors of law” as found by the High Court. The roadshow will explain the issues in the selected cases and why they are important going forward.
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About the presenter:
Bronwyn Carruthers, Russell McVeagh
Bronwyn is an environmental law specialist, with expertise in all aspects of resource management and environmental law, as well as public and local government law. She brings considerable knowledge to her role in assisting developers and infrastructure providers obtain all necessary approvals for their projects under the Resource Management Act 1991.
Bronwyn has a particular interest in resource management litigation. She has extensive experience before the Environment Court and has also appeared in the higher appellate Courts a number of times, including the Supreme Court of New Zealand.
Bronwyn was admitted to practise in New Zealand in 2000. Prior to joining Russell McVeagh in 2011, Bronwyn spent 11 years at a major New Zealand law firm, acting for local authorities primarily in the Auckland region.
Bronwyn is a member of the editorial committee for the Resource Management Law Association Journal and a regular contributor of articles. She also contributes the case law updates to the Association’s monthly newsletter, and has presented national roadshows both for the Association and the New Zealand Law Society on case law updates.
Bronwyn is also a member of the Environmental Law Committee of the New Zealand Law Society.
When: 17 August 2017
Time: 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Where: Wintec House, Longroom 2