Rebecca Eaton


Rebecca joined GQ in 2016, after working in the Resource Management team at a large corporate law firm in Auckland for two years. She is an associate and practices primarily in resource management, as well as in employment and civil litigation. 


Rebecca has experience advising and representing clients on a range of resource management matters including consent and plan change applications. Rebecca has also assisted both private and public sector clients in relation to various District Plan reviews. In addition, Rebecca has experience advising and representing clients in relation to the marine consent process under the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) Act.
Rebecca has experience advising clients on a range of local government issues including bylaws and policies, road stopping and Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act matters.
Rebecca also advises both employers and employees in employment law matters including individual employment agreements, restructures and redundancies, personal grievances, disciplinary meetings, mediations and hearings before the Employment Relations Authority.

Outside of Govett Quilliam

Rebecca loves making the most of the beautiful Taranaki coastline and New Plymouth's thriving café scene with her family and friends. She enjoys living an active lifestyle and in her spare time can usually be found walking her dogs at the beach or on one of New Plymouth's many walkways. She is also the Chair of the RMLA (Resource Management Law Association) Taranaki Branch.

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