With dedicated teams in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland, who also work nationally together, we deal with state and Commonwealth laws in their commercial and practical context to deliver outstanding results and client service.
Our hands-on experience gained working both with and within planning authorities, coupled with our work for the private sector, enables us to provide practical, strategic and knowledgeable advice in relation to environmental, planning and regulatory issues.
We act for local councils, developers, institutional and other owners, investors, financiers, construction companies, energy and utility and other infrastructure providers, resource companies, government departments and agencies, including the New South Wales Department of Planning, consultants and others involved in the development, management and regulation of property, natural resources and infrastructure projects. We also have a strong reputation in connection with transactional issues, advocacy and mediation.
Our expertise includes:
Recent environmental experience
Recent transactional experience
24 May 2018 - Blog
Friday, 6 July 2018 will mark the commencement of the Low Rise Medium Density Housing Code (the Medium Density Code). The Medium Density Code will allow one or two storey dual occupancies, manor houses or terraces to be approved as complying development.
15 May 2018 - Blog
Developers favour townhouses in slowing property market Developers are moving away from high density sites in favour of lower density projects as sales of high-rise, investor-driven development makes way for the owner-occupiers and downsizer demographic, according to recent research from Knight Frank’s Australian Residential Development Review 2018.
10 May 2018 - Blog
This article looks at the recent decisions of the Court in TC (Tallwoods) Pty Ltd v Liverpool City Council  NSWLEC 48 (Tallwoods) and TC (Tallwoods) Pty Ltd v Liverpool City Council (No 2)  NSWLEC 60 (Tallwoods No 2).