Senior Solicitor, Wellington

Alanna Garland Duignan

Alanna Garland Duignan Wellington


Alanna specialises in environmental and conservation law, resource management, local government and planning.

Alanna has advised a range of public and private sector clients and has appeared in council-level and Environment Court hearings and mediations on resource consenting and planning matters.

Work highlights

Advising the NZ Transport Agency

on the Ngauranga to Petone cycleway and assisting on a range of large NZ Transport Agency infrastructure projects under the Resource Management Act 1991

Assisting the Tūpuna Maunga o Tāmaki Makaurau Authority

in judicial review proceedings under the Reserves Act 1977

Advising on applications under the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011

including joining High Court proceedings and providing advice on statutory implications

Advising Gisborne District Council

on Environment Court appeals and High Court judicial review proceedings

Acting for Creswell NZ

in Environment Court proceedings regarding the consenting of a water bottling plant expansion

Assisting the Decision-Making Committee of the Environmental Protection Authority

in relation to an application for marine consent under the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) Act 2012


Alternate contacts

David Randal

David Randal

Partner, Wellington

David specialises in resource management, environmental and conservation law, public law, general civil litigation and Māori law. He…

  • DDI +64 4 462 0450
  • M +64 21 742 863


Paul Beverley

Paul Beverley

Partner, Wellington
National Chair

Paul is the National Chair of Buddle Findlay. Paul specialises in resource management planning and consenting processes…

  • DDI +64 4 462 0406
  • M +64 21 276 9322


David Allen

David Allen

Partner, Wellington

David specialises in all aspects of resource management, environmental and natural resources law and local government law. He is a…

  • DDI +64 4 462 0423
  • M +64 21 955 744