Jeremy has specialised in environmental and local government law since 2013. In that time, he has acted on behalf of local authorities in a range of planning processes, including various aspects of the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan and the Proposed Otago Regional Policy Statement. He has acted for both public and private clients seeking consents and designations for significant infrastructure projects, including geothermal developments, roading projects and coastal defences. Jeremy has acted for local authorities defending consenting decisions on appeal, as well as in the context of judicial review proceedings. Jeremy also has experience in declaratory proceedings before the High Court.
Advising Auckland Council on various aspects of the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan, including in relation to the proposed Regional Coastal Plan, provisions for the Waitākere Ranges Heritage Area, and Auckland-wide provisions.
Acting for the Queenstown Lakes District Council on appeals relating to a proposed watersports facility on the Lake Wanaka foreshore
Acting for the applicant on appeals against the grant of consent to take and deposit additional fluid for the Nga Awa Purua Geothermal PowerStation.
LLB (Hons)/BA, University of Auckland
National representative at the Philip C Jessup International Law Moot, Washington 2014 and advanced rounds finalist.
National representative at the Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition, Pretoria 2012, grand finalist and second-placed individual speaker overall.
University of Auckland Annual Prize in Political Studies.