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Greenwood Roche Chisnall

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Years of operation in O&G industry: 10+ years
Brief company description:
Greenwood Roche Chisnall is a specialist law firm, comprising senior lawyers working with both national and international clients around New Zealand. Particular expertise in oil and gas, mining and the regulatory landscape for energy and resources, are complemented by its other practice areas. These include corporate and commercial, infrastructure, real estate, project development and construction, Treaty of Waitangi issues, banking and finance, and tax. With excellent Government and business connections, our lawyers regularly facilitate introductions, negotations and doing business in New Zealand. We are able to obtain Governmental approvals smoothly and quickly. In the oil and gas industry, we have particular expertise in farm-in transactions, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, overseas investment, the Crown Minerals regime, iwi relationships, regulation of the EEZ and continental shelf and general contracting and compliance. We bring in specialist environmental and consenting expertise as required.
Type of O&G business:
Head office location: Wellington (NZ)
Projects in which your company has been significantly involved:
  • Cheal
  • Kapuni
  • Kupe
  • Kupe onshore
  • Maui
  • McKee
  • Coal seam gas/unconventional oil and gas
  • Wind
  • Hydro
Company association membership/s:
PEPANZ (Petroleum Exploration & Production Association of NZ)
Other membership/s: Energy Law Associations, AMPLA (Australian Resources and Energy Law Association), AusIMM (Australian Institute of Metallurgy and Mining NZ branch)
Industry training and development programmes offered:
Other training and development opportunities offered: We offer targetted legal training for particular sectors and on particular legal topics
  • Corporate advisory services
  • Tax advice
  • Legal
Environmental Protection, Carbon Emission & Protection:
  • Environmental consultancy
  • Regulatory/testing