With dedicated teams in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland, who also work nationally together, we deal with state and Commonwealth laws in their commercial and practical context to deliver outstanding results and client service.
Our hands-on experience gained working both with and within planning authorities, coupled with our work for the private sector, enables us to provide practical, strategic and knowledgeable advice in relation to environmental, planning and regulatory issues.
We act for local councils, developers, institutional and other owners, investors, financiers, construction companies, energy and utility and other infrastructure providers, resource companies, government departments and agencies, including the New South Wales Department of Planning, consultants and others involved in the development, management and regulation of property, natural resources and infrastructure projects. We also have a strong reputation in connection with transactional issues, advocacy and mediation.
Our expertise includes:
Recent environmental experience
Recent transactional experience
15 August 2018 - Blog
This article looks at a recent case considering the ability of the EPA to issue notices to company directors and use this information in subsequent special executive liability prosecutions.
08 August 2018 - Blog
New guidelines to drive greater transparency and accountability in infrastructure decision-making and reduce instances of major projects receiving funding before appropriate planning and assessment have been released by Infrastructure Australia.
01 August 2018 - Blog
This articles looks at the recent changes to the Standard Instrument LEP which expand the opportunities for retail development in otherwise prohibited industrial and rural zones.