Ben Williams

Ben Williams

Ben Williams

Partner, Christchurch

Litigation & dispute resolution

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T:+64 3 353 0343

M:+64 27 469 7132

E:ben.williams@chapmantripp.com

Qualifications

BSc (Marine Biology & Environmental), LLB,  Victoria University of Wellington

Admitted

2005, New Zealand

Ben is a member of our Litigation & Dispute Resolution team based in Christchurch.

Ben specialises in natural resource and urban infrastructure. He has considerable experience in a range of resource management and environmental matters across the South Island and wider New Zealand. Ben also has a continuing civil litigation practice.

Recent experience

Ben has advised:

  • various farming and irrigation scheme interests in the Canterbury region on nutrient management for the Selwyn Te Waihora, Ashburton and South Canterbury Chapters of the proposed Canterbury Land & Water Regional Plan
  • Bathurst Resources on resource consents, Crown Minerals Act and Conservation Act issues in relation to its Escarpment Mine Project
  • Crown Irrigation on environmental and resource management aspects of its investments into major regional irrigation projects
  • Christchurch International Airport as a party to judicial review proceedings in the High Court and Court of Appeal on earthquake recovery matters
  • Waimakariri Irrigation on resource consent issues relating to the Waimakariri Irrigation Scheme and storage proposals
  • Glencoal Energy on its Mangatangi Coal Mine
  • Christchurch International Airport on numerous plan change, resource consent and designation issues
  • various farmers and irrigation interests in relation to water sharing arrangements and the provision of ‘stored water’ from the Rakaia River
  • Ngāi Tahu Farming on its proposed large-scale Balmoral forest conversion and associated irrigation activities in the Hurunui catchment, and
  • a range of clients on the proposed Replacement Christchurch District Plan.
Environment, planning & resource management; Litigation & dispute resolution

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Construction & major projects; Energy & natural resources; Mining

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