Laura is a Senior Associate, working in the compliance and enforcement team.
Laura joined Rice Speir from a large litigation firm in Auckland and specialises in environmental, resource management and local government law.
Having represented regulators and private-sector clients in a wide range of resource management matters, Laura’s skill-set includes negotiating, council hearings, Court-assisted mediations, and Environment and District court appearances. Laura is well placed to assist our clients with consenting matters, appeals against resource consent decisions, district and regional plan reviews, and enforcement proceedings. In addition to resource management, Laura also has experience with land acquisitions under the Public Works Act 1981, the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 and the Building Act 2004.