Cameron Law

Partner

Environment, Planning and Natural Resources

Profile

With an expert understanding of the transport and public sectors and almost 20 years' experience in the resource management space, 13 years of which have been in private practice, Cameron is uniquely positioned within the New Zealand market place.

His ability to understand and participate in transport decision-making, together with his skills and relationships within the transport and public sectors have been critical to the planning, funding and the development of transport and other infrastructure around New Zealand.

Cameron is the firm's National Practice Group Chair for Environment, Planning and Natural Resources. He joined Russell McVeagh as a lateral hire from his role as Acting Managing Counsel (Planning & Network Operations) at the New Zealand Transport Agency, where he had spent over five years at the forefront of major planning projects around the country.

Cameron also has experience developing strategy, lobbying and campaigning for social, cultural and legislative change within New Zealand. He was formerly the National Chair of the Campaign for Civil Unions and one of the co-leaders of the Campaign for Marriage Equality, both of which led to changes in the legal recognition of same-sex relationships.

Prior to his time at the New Zealand Transport Agency, Cameron has previous private practice experience at top New Zealand law firms.

Experience

Cameron has advised on major transport infrastructure projects in both external and in-house roles including the Waterview Connection Project, Transmission Gully, Northern Corridor Improvements, East West Link, SkyPath, and SeaPath.

Cameron acts for clients on a range of law and policy reforms at both central and local government levels. His experience includes advising infrastructure providers, public sector and property developers.

Credentials

LLB, BA, University of Otago.

Professional

Cameron was admitted to practise in New Zealand in 1998.

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