Katia Fraser

Special Counsel 

Katia joined Meredith Connell in January 2018.  She has been practising environmental law in Auckland for 25 years in top tier national firms.

Katia has extensive experience in all phases of planning for property development, natural resource use and infrastructure approval.  Katia has represented a wide range of interests including listed companies, property developers, network utility operators  and local authorities.  She offers a broad range of expertise to draw on when it comes to meeting the needs of different clients.

Successful conclusion of the appeal processes on the Rotorua Lakes and Waipa District Plans.

Providing advice to the Ministry of Education and Waterview Board of Trustees on the Waterview Tunnel Project by NZTA.

Acting for Waipa District Council on the Southern Links designation ($600 million transport network linking SH1 Hamilton to the Waikato Expressway at Tamahere and SH3 from Hamilton Airport).

LLB (Hons), University of Waikato

BSocSci (Hons), University of Waikato