Vanessa Robb

Partner, Dunedin

BA, LLB, University of Otago


d: +64 3 471 5430

m: +64 27 475 0489


Vanessa is a property specialist, with expertise in consents and approvals, conservation estate, district and regional plans, environmental due diligence, Environment Court representations, mining, prosecution and enforcement, and tourism. Vanessa really enjoys the contentious issues that arise during the course of her work, as well as seeking to overcome these.

Vanessa joined Anderson Lloyd’s Queenstown office in August 2004, and moved to the Dunedin office in early 2019. She has a broad range of experience, both in New Zealand and in the United Kingdom, working with a diverse range of clients. This experience assists Vanessa to understand different clients’ needs, the complexities of their legal matters and to negotiate successfully with third parties.

Vanessa advises on personal client matters; focusing on understanding what her clients are looking to achieve and then working to get the desired outcome a timely manner. It is important to Vanessa that her clients feel they can ring her at any time to ask questions or discuss their issues.

Vanessa is a member and Treasurer of the Central Otago/Queenstown branch of the Resource Management Law Association.