Paul leads the resource management and Māori law team in Buddle Findlay's Wellington office.
He specialises in RMA consenting and processes, Māori law, Treaty settlements and conservation law.
Paul is a leading external adviser to the Crown and local authorities on obligations to Māori and Treaty settlement negotiations. He is part of the core Crown negotiation teams on a number of Treaty settlements including in relation to the Waikato River, Whanganui River, Te Urewera National Park, Te Hiku (Northland) and Te Tau Ihu (Top of the South Island). Paul currently advises the Auckland Council on its obligations to Māori under a wide range of legislation and on the current Tamaki Makaurau collective settlement over Auckland's maunga (volcanic cones). He also advises on building constructive relationships and dialogue with Māori.
Understanding Te Ao Māori
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