LLB (Hons), BSc, Solicitor
Jesse Aimer
Jesse is a solicitor in the Resource Management and Environmental Law Team. He joined the firm in February 2019 having graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours and a Bachelor of Science majoring in geography.

Whilst at University Jesse was awarded the Neville Marquet Prize in Resource Management and Environmental Law and the University of Otago Prestige Scholarship in Law. 

Jesse assists with the provision of advice in relation to both district and regional resource management matters, including planning, resource consent applications, and resource management related due diligence for commercial properties.
Wynn Williams (Christchurch)
Level 5, Wynn Williams House,
47 Hereford Street,
Christchurch 8013,
New Zealand.

Recent Projects

  • Part of the legal team providing coastal and freshwater planning advice to local authorities.
  • Advising on notification and decision-making requirements for local authorities when processing resource consent applications.
  • Part of the legal team advising on the development and review of bylaws.
  • Carrying out environmental due diligence in respect of residential and commercial properties throughout New Zealand.

Recent Articles


Plan making post King Salmon: the approach is clearer, not necessarily easier

In a recent High Court decision Auckland Council v Cabra Rural Developments Ltd [2019] NZHC 1892, the Court provided guidance on a range of fundamental issues in plan making. This note outlines the Environment Court and High Court decisions and sets out three key takeaways that anyone involved in plan-making processes should bear in mind.

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Sustainable growth: Government announces protections for highly productive land

The Government has recently announced a proposal to protect highly productive land and ensure it is maintained for future primary production through the introduction of a proposed National Policy Statement for Highly Productive Land.

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Review with caution: trade competitors and judicial review under the Resource Management Act 1991

A recent High Court decision demonstrates the difficulties faced by trade competitors, with ulterior commercial motives, challenging decisions made under the Resource Management Act 1991 (Act).

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