Joseph is a planning and environmental lawyer with extensive experience acting for private clients, local councils, government departments and water authorities.
If planning or environmental litigation is necessary, Joseph will often act as solicitor advocate.
Joseph has for many years provided advice to Victoria’s water industry in relation to a wide range of issues.
A focus of Joseph’s practice for water industry clients has been providing legal advice with respect to issues arising from the provision of infrastructure, including pipelines, channel modernisation projects, tank sites and reservoir upgrades. His experience means clients have a single point of contact to provide advice and assistance with all aspects of these projects.
Joseph also holds a doctorate degree in law for his thesis titled ‘Law and Policy of the Murray-Darling Basin’.
29 August 2018 - Knowledge
#Planning, Environment & Sustainability
The Environment Protection Amendment Act 2018 received royal assent yesterday, 28 August 2018. Section 2 of the Act sets out its commencement and it relevantly provides that ‘if a provision of this Act does not come into operation before 1 December 2020, it comes into operation on that day.’
09 May 2018 - Knowledge
#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.
05 April 2018 - Knowledge
Progress of the reformsThe Victorian Government released to the public on 12 December 2017 its exposure draft to the Local Government Bill (the Bill). The close date for submissions expired Friday