David is a projects lawyer who specialises in the development and operation of projects in the transport, energy, utilities, mining, hospitality and entertainment, waste and infrastructure sectors for both owners and contractors. He has major project experience internationally and in-house, having undertaken long-term secondments in the energy, mining and transport sectors.
David’s sector experience comprises transport (port, rail and airports), energy (renewables), utilities (district cooling, gas and water), mining (coal and iron ore), hospitality and entertainment (integrated resorts and casino) and waste (EfW).
Through his commercial approach and easy to work with attitude, he continues to be recognised by his peers and industry bodies. Recently accolades include being recognised in Best Lawyers 2016 - 2020 in construction and infrastructure and by IFLR1000 as a “Notable Practitioner” for Project Development in construction and materials, energy and transport (2020). He has also been listed in Legal 500 as a 'Recommended lawyer" in Construction and Energy (Transactions and Regulatory).
David’s experience includes:
13 July 2021 - Knowledge
#Renewable Energy, #Planning, Environment & Sustainability, #Local Government
The City of Sydney has announced an Australia-first plan to include energy targets in development applications to make new buildings more energy-efficient and to meet its net-zero emissions target by 2035.
13 July 2021 - Knowledge
#Renewable Energy, #Government
The Senate has voted down the Government’s bid to expand the Australian Renewable Energy Agency’s (ARENA) ability to fund carbon capture and energy storage projects and non-renewable energy projects.
14 April 2021 - Knowledge
We provide an overview of the Federal Government’s proposed framework for regulating Australia’s offshore clean energy infrastructures, and outline some key issues that need be addressed before it comes into operation.
24 February 2021 - Knowledge
#Local Government, #Construction, Infrastructure & Projects, #Planning, Environment & Sustainability
We provide a snapshot of the recent regulatory and policy developments affecting the waste industry in Victoria, Queensland and NSW that local governments need to be aware of.
16 Feb 21 to 07 Dec 21
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our webinar series designed for port and terminal owners and operators. These webinars will provide insights on the current trends and issues that matter to you. Now more than ever ports are vital nodes in an increasingly complex web of trade routes that span the globe. COVID 19 is forcing most of us to reconsider how we do things, and ports are no exceptions. This series will look at how Australian ports might navigate the challenges and opportunities posed by 2020, and how 2021 might be their most interesting year ever.
20 Apr 21 to 23 Nov 21
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our 2021 Queensland Government webinar series which we have tailored specifically for lawyers working within Queensland Government departments, statutory bodies and authorities and government-owned corporations in Queensland. These monthly seminars will offer you insights, updates and practical tips from our experts on topics which we consider to be particularly relevant for lawyers acting in the Queensland public sector this year.
03 Aug 21
In this Compulsory acquisition for local government webinar, Planning & Environment Senior Associates, Tess Kerridge, and Rachel Foo, will discuss the compulsory acquisition process, including pre-acquisition procedures, alternative acquisition of land by agreement, the assessment of compensation, practical tips for running compulsory acquisitions and recent key Supreme Court decisions.