LGOIMA Webinar

Join Kathryn McLean, Senior Associate at Simpson Grierson as she explores LGOIMA requests and the tricks and traps within the LGOIMA process.

At this one hour webinar on effectively managing LGOIMA requests you’ll learn about:

  • your council's obligations under LGOIMA
  • when to release, and when to withhold information
  • the tricks and traps in the LGOIMA process
  • when to deal with a request under the Privacy Act
  • What happens when someone complains to the Ombudsman?

If you have any queries in regards to this webinar please e-mail webinars@solgm.org.nz


$250.00 (+GST) per council

This low per council fee gives everyone within council access to this webinar. Note you only need to register your council once and this link can then be shared around your council.

Although this webinar is priced per council it is available to view on multiple devices so we encourage individuals to register so that they receive the link and login details directly - we only invoice the council once. As the first individual registration from each council 'triggers' the purchase if you are unsure if your council, or someone from your council, has registered please email webinars@solgm.org.nz to confirm.

We will send out the link with login instructions to everyone who has registered the day before each webinar.

Recordings of this webinar series will be made available to all those individuals that have registered for the live webinar.


  • Kathryn McLean

    Senior Associate, Simpson Grierson

    Kathryn is a Senior Associate in Simpson Grierson's local government and environment group in Wellington. She often helps councils respond to requests for official information or personal information, and to handle complaints made to the Ombudsmen and Privacy Commissioner. Kathryn also advises councils on a wide range of issues under the Local Government Act 2002, including decision-making and consultation, meeting requirements and Standing Orders, making and reviewing bylaws, elections, and CCO governance. She is also experienced in advising elected members on conflicts of interest, including bias and predetermination issues and disqualifying contracts. Kathryn really enjoys working with her council clients, helping them to help their communities.