Olivia is an Environmental and Resource Management Law specialist who joined Berry Simons in March 2020. She graduated from the University of Auckland with a conjoint degree in Laws and Arts in 2017 and was admitted as a solicitor in June 2017.
Prior to joining Berry Simons, Olivia worked as a junior barrister in resource management and public law, and spent a year doing construction litigation with Grimshaw & Co.
Olivia has experience on a variety of resource management matters including resource consent applications, notification issues, and resource consent judicial reviews, as well as liquor licensing.
Outside the law, Olivia is a passionate martial artist, holding the rank of brown belt in judo. As Secretary of the Auckland Judo Association and a director on the Judo New Zealand Board of Directors, Olivia actively participates in the management and direction of judo in the Auckland and Northland regions, and nationally.
Olivia also enjoys running, all manner of water sports, and music, and is an accomplished pianist and saxophonist.
- Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts conjoint, University of Auckland
- Solicitor, Grimshaw & Co Litigation and Dispute Management - 2019
- Junior Barrister, Public Law Chambers - 2017-2018
Phone: 09 863 2792
Our People / Olivia Manning
FEEDBACK SOUGHT ON POTENTIAL SHORT TERM AMENDMENTS TO RMA
Wed March 7th 2018
Over the last two years, Berry Simons has been critical of what we see as a decline in the coherence and workability of the Resource Management Act 1991 (“RMA”), as a result of ill-conceived and poorly drafted amendments to that Act.
Berry Simons assists The NEST homeless shelter
Fri Nov. 15th 2019
The Auckland Council has recently granted the resource consents required to authorise a new homeless shelter.