Eleanor has been a lawyer for almost 20 years and has a passion for delivering constructive practical solutions for clients.
Eleanor specializes in providing legal services in areas of law that impact government clients at all levels, statutory authorities, government owned corporations and private clients. She is well known for her knowledge of the complex environment in which governmental agencies operate.
She has an ability to think strategically and to give advice that is clear, concise to achieve commercially sound outcomes which are compliant with all applicable legislation As a regular traveler throughout Queensland from the Torres Strait to the state’s capital in Brisbane and having lived in regional and remote locations, Eleanor understanding of the challenges and opportunities for regional and remote clients as well as for clients along the eastern seaboard is extensive
Eleanor is a regular presenter at government focused conferences and forums and facilitates and delivers training programs on matters such as statutory compliance, conflicts of interest, probity and procurement and property and commercial contracting.
Eleanor provides strategic legal advice to all levels of government, private clients, Indigenous corporations and health service providers on obligations and responsibilities, particularly within the public sector framework.
As a trusted adviser, Eleanor has also contributed to the community with a variety of board positions including Chair of Catholic Early Learning and Childcare, Chair of Centacare Cairns and Chair of Community Enterprise Queensland Finance Audit Risk and Governance Committee and the Northern Pride Rugby League Football Club.
Eleanor has and continues to provide pro bono advice to community organisations, not for profit sporting associations, public benevolent institutions and charitable organisations in many varied areas of law including legal structures and constitutions, deductible gift recipient endorsement, compliance with contractual obligations; enforcement and other relevant matters.
Eleanor’s significant experience includes:
29 September 2021 - Knowledge
A court-ordered refund of special rates is more than a drop in the ocean (or canal) for Redland City Council. We summarise the recent court findings about strict compliance when levying special charges.
16 March 2021 - Knowledge
#Government, #Planning, Environment & Sustainability
The Queensland Government’s recent law banning single-use plastic items could bring commercial returns for the waste industry as the sector now has opportunities to develop innovative ways to use and handle waste.
14 October 2020 - Knowledge
The Queensland Government has passed a new regulation to simplify the sale of land through auction or negotiation by local governments for overdue rates. We outline what the new provisions are.
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.