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Waldo Randal

Senior Associate

Waldo Randal has broad legal experience with a focus on natural resources and the environment.

Waldo has experience advising both central and local government clients across a range of subject areas including resource management, public works, building and other regulatory issues.

Professional QualificationsBarrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand, 2013


  • Providing advice and representation in council hearings, statutory appeals and court-assisted mediation relating to plan changes and resource consent applications.
  • Acting for council-controlled organisations on infrastructure projects, including consenting major urban roading projects.
  • Acting for local and central government clients in judicial review proceedings and complex civil proceedings.
  • Advising local and central government clients on powers and functions under the Conservation Act, Reserves Act, Public Works Act, Land Transfer Act, Te Ture Whenua Maori Act, Civil Aviation Act, Biosecurity Act, Fisheries Act, Building Act, Local Government Act (and related legislation) and Resource Management Act.

Some of the above matters were handled by Waldo prior to joining DLA Piper.

  • University of Auckland, BSc, 2008
  • University of Auckland, LLB, (Hons), 2013

Memberships And Affiliations

  • New Zealand Law Society
  • Resource Management Law Association