Buddle Findlay has confirmed Paul Beverley as its National Chairman for 2017.
Paul leads the resource management and Māori law team in the Wellington office and will continue with his practice while he is the Chair. Paul has been on the Buddle Findlay Board since 2012.
Peter Chemis, who has been the National Chairman for the last ten years, finished his term at the end of March 2017 and will continue to lead the firm's national employment practice.
Paul specialises in resource management processes, Māori Law and Treaty settlements. He advises on large RMA planning and infrastructure consenting projects, and has been a member of the core Crown negotiation and drafting teams on a number of significant Treaty of Waitangi settlements.