Short-form CV

SHORT FORM CV FOR ROB ENRIGHT

QUALIFICATIONS

LLB(Hons) (Auckland University, 1995); Advanced Litigation Skills Course with Australian Bar Association; Appellate advocacy courses with NZ Bar Association and Australian Bar Association; Advanced Litigation Skills Course with NZLS.

PRACTICE HISTORY

Barrister (May 2014-current)

Partner, DLA Piper (previously DLA Phillips Fox) (Jan 2013 – May 2014)

Partner, Kirkland Enright (2010-2013)

Partner, Kensington Swan (2001-2010)

Associate / Solicitor, Kensington Swan (1997-2001)

Solicitor, Jespersen Askelund, (1995-1997)

Numerous Conference Papers for EDS, Lexis Nexis, Conferenz

REPORTED CASES

I have appeared as both Senior and Junior Counsel in more than 120 RMA and public law cases before the Environment Court, High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. Relevant reported cases are listed below.

SUPREME COURT

Environmental Defence Society Inc v The New Zealand King Salmon Company Ltd [2014] NZSC 41 [2014] 1 NZLR 593 (2nd Counsel)

Save Our Sounds Inc v The New Zealand King Salmon Company Ltd [2014] NZSC 40, [2014] 1 NZLR 673 (2nd Counsel)

Waitakere City Council v Estate Homes Ltd[2006] NZSC 112, [2007] 2 NZLR 149, [2007] NZRMA 137 (2nd Counsel)

COURT OF APPEAL

Man O’ War Station Ltd v Auckland CA 422/2015, hearing date 29 June 2016 (Lead Counsel for intervener, decision pending)

Auckland Regional Council v Rodney District Council [2009] NZCA 99, [2009] NZRMA 453 (2nd Counsel)

Auckland Regional Council v Living Earth Ltd [2008] NZCA 349, [2009] NZRMA 22 (Lead Counsel)

Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki Inc v Chief Executive of the Ministry of Economic Development [2007] NZCA 473, [2008] 1 NZLR 562, [2008] NZRMA 77 (Lead Counsel)

Rodney District Council v Eyres Eco-Park Ltd [2007] NZCA 13, (2007) 13 ELRNZ 157, [2007] NZRMA 320 (Lead Counsel)

Estate Homes Ltd v Waitakere City Council (2005) 12 ELRNZ 157, [2006] 2 NZLR 619, [2006] NZRMA 308 (2nd Counsel)

Rodney District Council v Fisherton Ltd & Anzani Pakiri Ltd [2005] NZRMA 514 (Lead Counsel)

Body Corporate 97010 v Auckland City Council (2001) 15 PRNZ 372 (Judicial review, costs decision, 2nd Counsel)

Body Corporate 97010 v Auckland City Council [2000] 3 NZLR 513, [2000] NZRMA 529 (Judicial review, Junior Counsel)

HIGH COURT

Urban Auckland v Auckland Council (Judicial Review) [2015] NZHC 1382, [2015] NZRMA 235 (3rd Counsel)

Man O’War Station Ltd v Auckland Council [2015] NZHC 767, [2015] NZRMA 329 (Lead Counsel)

Hawkes Bay & Eastern Fish & Game v Hawkes Bay RC [2014] NZHC 3191, [2015] 2 NZLR 688 (Lead Counsel)

Protect Pauanui Inc v Thames Coromandel DC [2013] NZHC 1944, [2014] NZRMA 91 (Lead Counsel)

Environmental Defence Society Inc v The New Zealand King Salmon Company Ltd [2013] NZHC 1992, [2013] NZRMA 371 (Lead Counsel)

Turners & Growers Horticulture Ltd v Far North District Council [2012] NZHC 1142, (2012) [2012] NZRMA 435 (Lead Counsel)

Akaroa Marine Protection Society Inc v Minister of Conservation[2012] NZHC 933, [2012] NZRMA 343, [2012] NZAR 655 (Lead Counsel, Judicial Review on Marine Protection Reserve)

Auckland Regional Council v Roman Catholic Diocese of Auckland (2008) 14 ELRNZ 166, [2008] NZRMA 409 (Lead Counsel)

Rodney District Council v Eyres Eco-Park Limited [2007] NZRMA 1 (Lead Counsel)

Mawhinney v Waitakere City Council [2007] NZRMA 173 (Lead Counsel) 

Auckland Regional Council v Rodney District Council [2007] NZRMA 535 (Lead Counsel) 

Art Deco Society (Auckland) Incorporated v Auckland City Council [2006] NZRMA 49 (Lead Counsel) 

Runciman Rural Protection Society Inc v Franklin District Council [2006] NZRMA 278 (Lead Counsel) 

Rodney District Council v Fisherton Ltd [2005] NZRMA 305 (Leave to appeal, Lead Counsel) 

Waitakere City Council v Estate Homes Ltd [2005] NZRMA 128(2nd Counsel) 

Auckland Volcanic Cones Society Inc v Transit New Zealand [2003] NZRMA 316 (Lead Counsel)

Works Infrastructure Ltd v Taranaki Regional Council [2002] NZRMA 517 (Lead Counsel)

Body Corporate 970101 v Auckland City Council (2000) 6 ELRNZ 183, [2000] NZRMA 202 (Judicial Review, 2nd Counsel)

ENVIRONMENT COURT

Re Waiheke Marinas Ltd [2016] NZRMA 147 (Lead Counsel, Ngati Paoa Iwi Trust)

Sustainable Matata v Bay of Plenty Regional Council (2015) 18 ELRNZ 620 (Lead Counsel)

Art Deco Society v Auckland Council [2012] NZEnvC 125, [2012] NZRMA 451 (Lead Counsel)

Auckland Council v Auckland Council (Puketutu) [2011] NZEnvC 78, [2012] NZRMA 175 (Lead Counsel)

Auckland Council v Auckland Council (Puketutu) [2011] NZEnvC 77, [2011] NZRMA 347 (Lead Counsel)

Estate Homes Ltd v Waitakere City Council [2007] NZRMA 512 (2nd Counsel)

Waitakere City Council v Minister of Defence [2006] NZRMA 253 (Lead Counsel)

Genesis Power Ltd v Franklin District Council (2005) 12 ELRNZ 71, [2005] NZRMA 541 (Lead Counsel)

Estate Homes Ltd v Waitakere City Council [2004] NZRMA 137 (Lead Counsel)

Auckland Volcanic Cones Society Inc v Transit New Zealand Ltd [2003] NZRMA 54 (Lead Counsel) 

R v Borrett (2003) 10 ELRNZ 46 (2nd Counsel)

Auckland Volcanic Cones Society Inc v Transit New Zealand Ltd [2003] NZRMA 54 (Lead Counsel)

R & G Britten v Waitakere CC [1999] NZRMA 583 (2nd Counsel)

BOARDS OF INQUIRY (Matters of National Significance) 

Proposed Men’s Prison at Wiri (Proposal by Minister of Corrections to provide for Men’s Prison) (Lead Counsel for Wiri Oil Services Ltd)

Tukituki Catchment Proposal (Plan Change 6 and proposed Dam at Tukituki) (Lead Counsel for EDS)

EXCLUSIVE ECONOMIC ZONE (EEZ) APPLICATIONS HEARD BY NZ ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

Chatham Rock Phosphate (Lead Counsel for EDS)

Trans-Tasman Resources Ltd (Lead Counsel for EDS)