Tess is a senior associate in our Planning, Environment and Sustainability group who specialises in planning, development and environmental law, compulsory acquisition, planning litigation and property matters.
She provides advice to a broad range of clients including local government, statutory authorities, large and small scale property developers, and both claimants and acquiring authorities in compulsory acquisition matters. Tess has extensive experience in planning permit appeals and various environmental law appeals before the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal as well as appeals to the Supreme Court. Tess believes in providing clear, concise, practical and commercial legal advice that delivers prompt and high quality outcomes for her clients.
Tess' experience includes:
25 June 2019 - Knowledge
#Planning, Environment & Sustainability
A review of the recent case of Caligiuri & Anor v Attorney General (on behalf of the State of Victoria) & Ors (No 2)  VSC 365, which found that acquiring authorities must provide procedural fairness to interest parties, and our advice on the practical implications for acquiring authorities.