Jo Pereira (Bain)

Joanna Bain

Jo Pereira (Bain)

Special Counsel, Auckland

Environment, planning & resource management

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T:+64 9 357 9886

M:+64 27 559 9139

E:jo.pereira@chapmantripp.com

Qualifications

LLB (Hons), Victoria University of Wellington

Admitted

1995, New Zealand

Advising public and commercial clients, Jo helps with consenting major infrastructure and transportation projects, environmental compliance, climate change and waste legislation, and the Overseas Investment Act.

She also provides strategic advice on district and regional planning at Council, Board of Inquiry and Environment Court levels.

Recent highlights

  • Advised NZ Transport Agency on resource management approvals for major roading projects, including the Tauranga Northern Link, Southern Links (Hamilton), Puhoi to Warkworth, the Cambridge Section of the Waikato Expressway and the Waterview Connection Project.
  • Assisted James Hardie New Zealand to secure resource consents for a greenfield silica sand extraction activity.
  • Advised clients on environmental incidents and enforcement action under the Resource Management Act.
  • Prepared submissions for industrial clients on the Zero Carbon Act and Emissions Trading Scheme.
  • Provided advice to corporate entities on environmental due diligence for both purchasers and vendors.
  • Assessed the sensitivity of land under the Overseas Investment Act 2005.

Affiliations

Resource Management Law Association member

Environment, planning & resource management

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Infrastructure

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