Rachel Devine

Partner - Environment


Rachel Devine leads the Environment Team at Minter Ellison Rudd Watts and is recognised in international directories as one of NZ’s foremost expert environmental lawyers. Her 20 years of experience in environmental law includes advisory work for the government, including assisting the Minister of Housing in the creation of the Housing Accord and Special Housing Area legislation and the Ministry for the Environment on the current rewrite of NZ’s resource management legislation. She advises a wide range of clients on changing planning requirements (including the special Auckland and Christchurch processes) and assists developers to convert land for intensive housing, e.g. the old brickworks in New Lynn.