Senior Solicitor, Wellington
Christy specialises in public law, and advises government departments, Crown entities, and State-owned enterprises, as well as private clients, on a range of public, regulatory, and commercial matters.
Christy advises clients on the legislative process, statutory decision-making, and compliance with administrative law obligations. She also regularly advises on overseas investment law, acting for a range of clients applying for consent under the Overseas Investment Act 2005.
Advising the Electricity Authority
on amendments to the Electricity Industry Participation Code 2010
on the implications of proposed commercial transactions under the Overseas Investment Act 2005, and preparing applications for consent
Advising Crown entity clients
on the interpretation of their statutory functions and the extent of their obligations under the Crown Entities Act 2004
on their obligations under the Official Information Act 1982
Working on secondment to the Electricity Authority
as a senior solicitor on three separate occasions
Advising the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind
in relation to the repeal of the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind Act Repeal Act 2016