Principal Sponsor, Simpson Grierson is one of New Zealand's leading commercial law firms, and also one of the largest. They are considered the foremost legal adviser to local authorities. Their expertise in Local Government processes and projects is invaluable to SOLGM.
Simpson Grierson has the largest public law practice of any law firm in New Zealand. But what really sets it apart are the legal specialists who operate within it. No other group has the scope of knowledge on the range of issues faced by local government. They are the indisputable market leaders in environmental law and resource management. Their public law specialists have accumulated decades of experience acting for a large local authority client base and assisting them in their dealings with central government. This experience has also been noted by government departments and agencies, who have asked them to participate in legislative drafting and to work with those responsible for shaping or reforming policy.
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