Eleanor is a partner, specialising in government advisory and public administrative law. Eleanor has assisted State government, local government, statutory authorities, government owned corporations and commercial and corporate clients including not for profit organisations and associations.
Eleanor is renowned for giving sound practical advice and having a good understanding of the legislative frame work in which governmental agencies operate. She provides strategic advice to clients to ensure commercially sound outcomes which are compliant with all applicable legislation. This includes presentations and training on legal compliance with respect to executive powers, conflicts of interest, probity, privacy legislation, risk and legal compliance.
Eleanor is a regular presenter at government focused conferences including for local governments, Local Government Managers Association of Queensland, Australian Institute of Company Directors, Cape York Mayors Alliance and Indigenous local government forums.
Travelling regularly to clients located in rural and remote regions throughout Queensland, Eleanor is often in the Gulf, Cape York, Torres Strait, Western Queensland, as well as the larger regional cities along the east coast of Queensland.
Eleanor provides high level legal advice to federal, state and local governments, statutory authorities, government owned corporations, Indigenous corporations and health service providers on obligations and responsibilities, particularly within the public sector framework.
Eleanor’s experience includes the following:
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.