Buddle Findlay is a leading provider of climate change and sustainability legal services. As a full-service law firm, we have a broad range of expertise in these areas and offer a deep understanding of the sectors and the challenges and opportunities faced by our clients.
We advise on all commercial and regulatory aspects of climate change and emissions trading, for both public and private clients.
Our finance team provides advice to both lenders and borrowers on a broad range of sustainable finance products, helping clients move to financing structures that incorporate ESG considerations.
Our financial services regulation team are at the forefront of climate reporting and financial regulation, providing advice to businesses and directors to help them understand and comply with their potential upcoming climate reporting obligations.
We have a leading New Zealand litigation practice including experience in climate litigation.
We have experience in providing advice on structuring and implementing arrangements in relation to carbon forestry.
We advise public and private sector clients on a range of sustainable development and construction projects, providing advice across all aspects of the projects.
Our environment and resource management expertise is well-known in the market, advising on a broad range of environmental, infrastructure, climate change, and transport-related projects. We are also well-versed in advising central and local government relating to Māori law and partnerships with iwi/hapū.
Within the renewable energy and energy efficiency sector, we advise clients on hydro, geothermal, wind and solar projects and on renewable energy planning matters. We also provide advice to a number of participants in the electricity industry including the regulator, generators, retailers, lines companies and financiers.