Breellen is a Partner within the Property and Projects team and specialises in environmental, development and planning and natural resources law.
Breellen advises both private and public sector clients across various industries on planning, environment and government matters and has worked both within and for government agencies in NSW and in the UK.
Breellen has particular expertise in providing practical, strategic legal advice on Federal and State planning and environmental approvals processes for major projects, including under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (NSW), the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth). In addition, Breellen advises on waste regulation, contamination, environmental and reputational risk management and environmental regulation.
Breellen also handles litigious matters relating to development appeals, judicial review and environmental prosecutions in the Land and Environment Court.
Breellen is admitted as a solicitor in NSW and England and Wales. She also regularly presents seminars and authors articles on a range of topics including climate change, environmental compliance, pollution, contamination as well as legislative changes.
Breellen’s expertise includes:
15 Mar 18 to 06 Dec 18 - Sydney
This series will equip you with the knowledge and tools to buy and/or sell better, will ensure you remain compliant in this increasingly regulated environment, and will maximise your chances of success and beat off the competition.
10 May 2018 - Blog
#Planning, Environment & Sustainability
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).
09 May 2018 - Blog
#Corporate & Commercial Law
Our experts analyse the key budget announcements and outline the essential takeaways for business in areas including transport, superannuation & financial services, construction & infrastructure, property, technology, media & communications, workplace relations, immigration, planning & environment, and taxation.