Amelia is a Special Counsel in our Planning, Environment and Sustainability group specialising in town planning, development and environmental law with experience in land acquisition and compensation matters.
Amelia is known for her successes in appeals, declaratory proceedings and enforcement proceedings in the Planning and Environment Court, Land Court and Magistrates Court, as well as her forward-thinking advice surrounding strategic planning, development assessment and infrastructure delivery.
Amelia believes in the provision of straight-forward, practical advice to her clients which delivers on both commercial and community objectives.
Amelia is listed in the Best Lawyers in Australia 2021 edition for Land Use and Zoning Law and Planning and Environmental Law. She is also recognised in the 2018 and 2019 edition of Doyles Guide as a rising star in Planning & Environment for Australia.
Examples of Amelia’s experience include the following:
02 October 2018 - Knowledge
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Often the permitted uses under leases require a development approval authorising the specific use. This article explains the issue and the risks associated with entering into leases for a permitted use without the appropriate development approval.
11 Feb 20 to 10 Nov 20 - Brisbane
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.
08 Oct 20
Please join us for an interactive webinar on Roads, is it a public highway and a road? with Nick Sissons as part of our local government series.
08 Oct 20 to 04 Nov 20
The response to our Victorian local government webinar series has been amazing and we are pleased to expand our offering to keep you informed of changes within your industry. Our additional webinars will be aimed at Council staff who have responsibility for: procurement, crown land dealings (NEW DATE), wages and working conditions and undertaking of road works and services.