jen-crawford
Partner Owner

Jen Crawford

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

Christchurch office

p: 03 335 1265

m: 027 436 6040

jen.crawford@andersonlloyd.co.nz

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Secretary

Mel Buckingham

p: 03 335 1215

mel.buckingham@andersonlloyd.co.nz

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Jen has 18 years’ experience as a resource management and environmental law specialist.  Jen joined Anderson Lloyd in 2003 and previously worked in leading law firms in New Zealand (Bell Gully, Buddle Findlay) and the UK (Freshfields).

Jen advises on all aspects of resource management law with a particular focus on urban and lifestyle developments, agribusiness and the irrigation sector.  Jen advises clients on project consenting, subdivision and rezoning of land as well as providing guidance on water allocation, use and management.  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 advised a range of clients on earthquake-related issues and being directly involved in the recovery effort she has strong connections to the regulatory authorities.  

Jen was named in the NZ Lawyer Magazine’s inaugural Hot List in 2014 for her work at the Arts Centre.  She was also recently recognised in the Australasian Lawyer Top 40 list of private practice lawyers working in the trans-Tasman legal market.

Jen is a regular guest lecturer at the University of Canterbury on resource management law.  She is also a member of the Institute of Directors, New Zealand Historic Places Trust and Resource Management Law Association and a past trustee of the University of Canterbury Foundation.