Utilities and Networks

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

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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.

Our team also provides advice to electricity lines companies, other network utilities operators and property developers on a range of issues relating to utilities and networks. We have experience advising on matters including 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
  • Access over land – easements, leases, licences, public works
  • Buying and selling land
  • Civil litigation
  • Construction contracts
  • Disputes and dispute resolution
  • Financing
  • Infrastructure
  • Local government projects
  • Maori land – access and negotiations
  • Network utilities - installation, upgrade and maintenance
  • Property development
  • Public-private partnerships
  • Public works
  • Roading
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Resource management – planning, consents, plan changes and designations
  • Water and wastewater infrastructure
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