NZ Centre for Environmental Law

Grant Hewison

Advisory Board

Grant Hewison

BA, LLB, LLM (Hons), PHD


Dr Grant Hewison is the Director of Grant Hewison & Associates Ltd, a firm specialising in local government and environmental legal and consultancy services. Grant has previously been Special Counsel at Kensington Swan and Brookfields Lawyers. He also previously held senior roles in Auckland City and Manukau City Councils. Grant is currently a contributing author for Brookers 'Local Government Law in New Zealand' and has been the author, contributor or editor of a number of books and journal articles (including in the articles published in the International Maritime Law Journal, Georgetown International Environmental Law Review, Auckland University Law Review, and New Zealand Journal of Environmental Law). He has a PhD in Law from the University of Auckland on the topic of local government law.


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