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:
17 November 2021 - Knowledge
#Renewable Energy, #Planning, Environment & Sustainability
A recent panel discussion highlights the opportunities, challenges and the role of environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) in driving Australia’s transition to a green economy.
10 November 2021 - Knowledge
#Renewable Energy, #Transport, Shipping & Logistics
Following a recent panel discussion on the rise of hydrogen as the fuel of the future, we discuss whether Australia can develop a hydrogen market and the key ingredients it needs to succeed.
03 November 2021 - Knowledge
#Renewable Energy, #Construction, Infrastructure & Projects, #Planning, Environment & Sustainability
Australia’s Long Term Emissions Reduction Plan sets a ‘net zero emissions by 2050’ emission target. Is this a game-changer for the renewables sector?
24 August 2021 - Knowledge
#Construction, Infrastructure & Projects, #Property, Planning & Development
Housing developments that provide both solid long-term returns and positive social outcomes, often through public-private partnerships, are an idea whose time has come throughout Australia.
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.
22 Mar 22 to 22 Nov 22
In this seminar series, we look at the opportunities and issues for major infrastructure projects across a range of sectors, including health, housing and new energy. This seminar series is being offered in our Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney offices. Registration for this seminar series is complimentary and now open.
07 Apr 22 to 10 Nov 22
More than ever, ports are vital nodes for an increasingly complex web of international trade and supply chains. Ports have become an increasing focus for security, environmental and competition regulation and their role and efficiency within global supply chains is being scrutinised by governments and industry alike. At the same time, ports find themselves at the forefront of the development and facilitation of alternative energy sources, often literally acting as the gatekeepers for the inflow of such technology and projects into Australia or out to the rest of the world. This series will look at how Australian ports might navigate these challenges and opportunities in 2022.
10 May 22 to 29 Nov 22
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our 2022 Queensland local government seminar series which we have tailored specifically for mayors, councillors and Queensland local government employees including lawyers, town planners and compliance officers. These seminars will offer you insights, updates and practical tips from our experts on topics which we consider to be particularly relevant for local governments.