Gerard Timbs is a Partner in the firm’s Property and Real Estate Group where he specialises in planning, environment and sustainability law including major projects, mixed use, master-planned and multi-unit residential projects, renewable energy (solar farms), agricultural and tourism developments and local, state and federal government work.
Gerard’s clients include developers, applicants, land owners, third party stake holders and Local and State Government authorities.
Gerard is a recognised industry expert and has been named in the 2014 to 2020 editions of Best Lawyers in Australia for the practice areas of Land Use and Zoning Law; and Planning and Environmental Law. Gerard is also recognised in the 2017 and 2019 edition of Doyles Guide as a Leading and Recommended Planning & Development Lawyer in Queensland.
Gerard is also a qualified (previously practising) town planner and the current editor of the Queensland Environmental Practice Reporter.
Gerard has extensive experience advising and acting on behalf of clients in relation to planning litigation in the Planning and Environment Court. He has provided advice on all stages of development from due diligence through to approval and construction.
Key experience includes:
08 March 2018 - Knowledge
#Planning, Environment & Sustainability
The Valuer-General issued new valuations for properties in 22 local government areas across Queensland on Wednesday, 7March 2018. The 22 local government areas that will receive new valuations...
29 Jan 20
Holding Redlich would like to invite you to join us for a special procurement seminar, Government procurement – climate change considerations in sustainable procurement decision making on the evening of Wednesday 29 January 2020, starting at 6:00 pm.
11 Feb 20 - Brisbane
This seminar will help you understand your obligations as part of the Modern Slavery supply chain, and provide practical guidance on what changes should be made to contracts, tender documentation and policies to achieve Modern Slavery compliance.
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.