From all levels of government to statutory authorities and corporates, Eleanor is renowned for her knowledge of the complex legal environment in which governmental agencies operate. Eleanor’s insight into local, state and federal legal structures delivers commercially sound outcomes which are compliant with all applicable legislation.
Travelling regularly to clients located in rural and remote regions throughout Queensland from the tip of Cape York to the state’s capital in Brisbane, Eleanor’s expertise is also in demand at government focused conferences and training programs on matters such as executive powers, conflicts of interest, probity, privacy legislation, risk and legal compliance.
Eleanor has presented at the Local Government Manager’s Association of Queensland, Australian Institute of Company Directors, Cape York Mayors Alliance and Indigenous local government forums, among other event engagements.
Eleanor provides high level legal advice to federal, state and local governments, statutory authorities, government owned corporations, private corporations, not for profit corporations, Indigenous corporations and health service providers on obligations and responsibilities, risk and compliance and related matters.
Eleanor’s experience includes the following:
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.
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.