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What keeps lawyers awake at night

Michael Andrew
Fri, 07 Jan 2022

What keeps lawyers awake at night
Climate change will occupy NZ's legal minds this year. (Image: Getty)
Michael Andrew
Fri, 07 Jan 2022
Questions about the reach of covid mandates boggled legal minds in 2021, but the coming year is likely to have a slightly greener hue as the government turns its attention to climate change and how to reduce the nation’s emissions.Chapman Tripp partner Alana Lampitt, who specialises in environmental planning and resource management law, said the government’s commitments at COP26 in Glasgow last year show a clear direction of travel for an ambitious reduction programme.“While this is an international commitment, it puts more he...

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