Jen Crawford


B.A (Hons), LL.B, University of Otago

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Jen has 20 years’ experience as a resource management and environmental law specialist. She joined Anderson Lloyd in 2003 and previously worked in leading law firms in New Zealand (Bell Gully, Auckland) and the UK (Freshfields, London).

Jen provides advice on project consenting, urban/lifestyle developments, agribusiness and the irrigation sector. She has considerable experience in environmental due diligence and works closely with her commercial partners at Anderson Lloyd on transactional work. Jen is also highly committed to the Christchurch rebuild as Chair of the Arts Centre of Christchurch Trust Board, playing a governance role in what is considered to be the largest heritage restoration project of its kind currently being undertaken in the world. Jen has also recently been appointed as a Director of Regenerate Christchurch.

Jen is recommended as a lawyer for projects and resource management in the Asia Pacific Legal 500 Directory for 2015.  She is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors, a member of Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga and the Resource Management Law Association, and a past trustee of the University of Canterbury Foundation. She is a guest lecturer at the University of Canterbury on resource management law and a New Zealand Law Society presenter on rural issues.

Read more about Jen and why she was a finalist in the 2015 Women of Influence Awards here and the recent article in Latitude magazine.