Senior Associate, Auckland

Leigh Ziegler

Leigh Ziegler Auckland (1)

Profile

Leigh specialises in resource management, environmental and local government law, with particular experience working on large scale infrastructure projects and consenting developments.

Leigh has provided strategic advice to local authorities, crown entities and private clients on a range of issues arising under the Resource Management Act 1991, Public Works Act 1981, Local Government Acts and other key transport and local government legislation.  Leigh has extensive experience acting on behalf of requiring authorities in NoR and resource consent applications, both at a council level and in the Environment Court.

In addition to this work, Leigh also has experience advising clients in relation to their obligations under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.  Leigh has also provided advice to clients in relation to the environmental aspects of a broad range of property and commercial transactions.    

  • Member of the Resource Management Law Association
  • Member of Te Hunga Rōia Māori o Aotearoa / New Zealand Māori Law Society


Work highlights

Acting for the NZ Transport Agency

on several projects including the Southern Corridor Improvements project and the East West Link project

Advising Auckland Council

on the Regional Policy Statement and Mana Whenua workstreams for the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan

Advising Auckland Council

in relation to the City Rail Link designations and alterations to designations

Advising private clients

on Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act controls and appearing before the District Licensing Committee for licence renewal applications

Acting on behalf of local authorities and private clients

in Resource Management Act prosecutions and enforcement matters in the Environment Court

Advising local authorities and private clients

on district and regional plan issues including advising on district and regional plan rules, processes, changes and appeals

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Alternate contacts

Patrick Mulligan

Patrick Mulligan

Partner, Auckland

Patrick specialises in environment and resource management, local government, and public law. Patrick advises on a wide range of…

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Jennifer Caldwell

Jennifer Caldwell

Partner, Auckland
National Chair

Jennifer specialises in resource management, environmental and local government law, with extensive experience as a strategic…

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Vanessa Evitt

Vanessa Evitt

Partner, Auckland

Vanessa specialises in resource management, environmental and local government law. She has acted…

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