Dr Trevor Daya-Winterbottom
Senior Lecturer (Law)
Qualifications: MA De Montfort LLM Nottingham Trent LLM Northumbria PhD Anglia Ruskin
Trevor Daya-Winterbottom joined the Faculty of Law, University of Waikato, in 2003 as a Senior Lecturer. He holds a BA (Hons) in Law from the Times Higher Education top 150 under 50 ranked Liverpool John Moores University, where highlights of the degree course included studying public international law with Professor Malcolm Shaw QC and Professor Patrick Thornberry CMG, and studying jurisprudence with the renowned Jewish legal scholar, Professor Bernard Jackson.
He also holds a Diplôme in human rights law from the prestigious Institut International des Droits de l’Homme (Strasbourg) founded by Nobel laureate René Cassin, and was a member of the very first cohort to graduate with an MA in Environmental Law from De Montfort University. His PhD from Anglia Ruskin University, supervised by the distinguished land management and policy scholar, Professor Robert Home, focused on environmental regulation and reform. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society, a Member of the Royal Society of New Zealand, a Legal Associate of the Royal Town Planning Institute, a Member of the International Law Association, a Member of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law, a Member of the European Environmental Law Forum, and a Member of the New Zealand Centre for Environmental Law. His teaching, research and consultancy focus on administrative law and trans-national environmental law.
Before joining the Faculty in 2003, he held a variety of positions in New Zealand and the United Kingdom including practicing with the national law firm Chapman Tripp, as a regional solicitor with the Department of Conservation, as a policy analyst with Waitakere City Council, as principal lawyer for Cambridge City Council, and as a supervisor in land use planning law at the Department of Land Economy in the University of Cambridge. He was called to the Bar of England and Wales by Lincoln's Inn in 1985.
Papers I Teach
Trevor welcomes applications for doctoral and graduate supervision for any subjects within his research interest areas.
- Administrative Law
- Environmental Regulation and Reform
- Freshwater Management
- Oceans Governance
Trevor is a regular contributor to refereed law journals and legal monographs published in New Zealand and internationally, and presents papers at international law conferences. He also writes and presents submissions to Parliamentary Select Committees, Royal Commissions and Boards of Inquiry on the implications of draft legislation and policy.
Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Environmental Law, Human Rights, International Law, Judicial Review, Law of the Sea, Local Authorities Law, Public Law, Water Law
Daya-Winterbottom, T. (2017). Belgiorno-Nettis v Auckland Unitary Plan Independent Hearings Panel. Resource Management Bulletin, 12(6), 79-81.
Daya-Winterbottom, T. (2017). Gregory v Thames Coromandel District Council: Indefeasibility of title. Resource Management Bulletin, 12(6), 83-84.
Daya-Winterbottom, T. (2017). Black coral forests and marine biodiversity in New Zealand. In E. Couzens, A. Paterson, S. Riley, & Y. Fristikawati (Eds.), Protecting Forest and Marine Biodiversity: The Role of Law (pp. 272-289). Edward Elgar. doi:10.4337/9781786439499
Daya-Winterbottom, T. (2017). Sydney St Substation Ltd v Wellington City Council. Resource Management Bulletin, 12(7-8), 93-94.
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