Joseph is a planning and environmental lawyer with extensive experience acting for private clients, local councils, government departments and water authorities.
If planning or environmental litigation is necessary, Joseph will often act as solicitor advocate.
Joseph has for many years provided advice to Victoria’s water industry in relation to a wide range of issues.
A focus of Joseph’s practice for water industry clients has been providing legal advice with respect to issues arising from the provision of infrastructure, including pipelines, channel modernisation projects, tank sites and reservoir upgrades. His experience means clients have a single point of contact to provide advice and assistance with all aspects of these projects.
Joseph also holds a doctorate degree in law for his thesis titled ‘Law and Policy of the Murray-Darling Basin’.
04 Feb 19 to 29 Nov 19 - Sydney
Please register your interest for our Privacy & Data Roundtable Series 2019 which will be held in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. Please click here for further details and to register your interest.
27 Feb 19 to 11 Dec 19 - Sydney
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.
14 May 19 - Brisbane
The first seminar of our procurement seminar series will discuss probity in procurement. Key issues addressed will include: the key tenets of probity, what is value for money, what does conflict of interest mean and how to manage them, some war stories, navigating disclosure and confidentiality in procurement, what does accountability mean and how do we achieve it?
05 February 2019 - Knowledge
#Royal Commissions & Commissions of Inquiry, #Planning, Environment & Sustainability
The Royal Commission into the Murray-Darling Basin’s report constitutes the most comprehensive analysis to date in relation to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan. But it may take a Federal Royal Commission for the recommendations and findings of the Royal Commission to drive change. Our water law expert Dr Joseph Monaghan summarises some of the 800 page report’s key findings.
29 August 2018 - Knowledge
#Planning, Environment & Sustainability
The Environment Protection Amendment Act 2018 received royal assent yesterday, 28 August 2018. Section 2 of the Act sets out its commencement and it relevantly provides that ‘if a provision of this Act does not come into operation before 1 December 2020, it comes into operation on that day.’
09 May 2018 - Knowledge
#Corporate & Commercial Law
Our experts analyse the key budget announcements and outline the essential takeaways for business in areas including transport, superannuation & financial services, construction & infrastructure, property, technology, media & communications, workplace relations, immigration, planning & environment, and taxation.