Thad specialises in resource management and Māori law.
Thad has a particular specialty in RMA consenting and designation processes for large infrastructure projects.
He advises a wide range of clients on environmental due diligence issues and RMA and related planning instruments, and has appeared in front of Boards of Inquiry and the Court of Appeal.
Thad has also advised the Office of Treaty Settlements on a number of settlement deeds and statutes, and on general legal issues.
Prior to rejoining Buddle Findlay Thad spent three years at a boutique London planning law firm focusing on consent application and litigation processes in respect of major infrastructure projects.