Your Resource Management and Environment Court Lawyer


Fiona McLeod


Dealing with Resource management matters can be a bewildering, confusing experience highlighted by expensive and frustrating dead ends. At Pitt & Moore we have a team of specialists, led by Fiona McLeod, to help you achieve the best outcome possible. Whether you’re a land developer or individual looking to subdivide your section, If your consent is heading for notification, Fiona can help you navigate this challenging process. Fiona also has experience in Treaty of Waitangi claims and settlement issues, and has represented Maori development and protection interests in resource management processes.

Our clients range from companies to individuals, including land developers, local authorities, business owners, primary producers, large corporations, Iwi organisations, and individuals in the Nelson region and throughout New Zealand.

Fiona Mcleod can help you:

  • Navigate the legal system when confronted with plan objections
  • Understand the Resource Management Act
  • Navigate council hearings with public notification
  • Plan environmental court hearings

 Your strategic Partner

As a resource consent lawyer, by introducing Fiona Mcleod at the beginning of your strategic process, you’re more likely to overcome hurdles and roadblocks to your plans and proposals. This means the legal complications are resolved faster and more easily, helping you get the job done sooner. An integral part of your strategic team, Fiona will work with your senior team members to aid project management, devising the best and most effective approach to the legal elements of your firm’s projects.


Fiona’s background includes working within the resource management teams of two of New Zealand’s top tier corporate law firms, as a senior lawyer for the Department of Conservation and for a niche law firm specialising in Treaty of Waitangi and Maori legal issues. Her invaluable range of experience means she is able to offer clients the latest knowledge on any aspect of the Resource Management Act and other environmental legislation, with further skills in related specialist areas such as conservation law, public and local government law, Maori resource management issues and freshwater management.

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