Environment & Planning

Our environment and planning practitioners comprise a most accomplished team. In this complex and demanding field, we enjoy over 60 years combined legal experience, and variously hold specialist qualifications in geography, economics, science and environmental law.

We provide timely, practical advice to enable government and business decision makers to confidently manage their environment. Our extensive experience enables us to provide advice which is sensitive to political and commercial realities.

We practice in all areas of environmental and planning law. Our experience covers:
  • Town planning and property development
  • Built, cultural and natural heritage
  • Planning and environmental litigation
  • Land acquisition
  • Due diligence
  • Environmental licensing
  • Liquor licensing
  • Native vegetation
  • Water resources
  • Land contamination
  • Environmental impact assessments
  • Development and environmental policy
  • Water and wetland systems
  • Environmental contamination
  • Groundwater contamination
  • Environmental audits
  • Environmental management systems
  • Storm water management and reticulation
  • Aquifer recharge
  • Waste and landfill
  • Gas extraction from landfill
  • Waste recycling
  • Agricultural development
  • Native title
Our team is committed to the highest standards. Given the constantly changing nature of this field of law, we also provide regular in-house training, seminars and updates to ensure that our clients are always well informed on recent developments.

Past Events

Planning, Development & Environment Master Class

Our Planning, Development & Environment Master Class has been developed to give you the knowledge and tools you need to meet contemporary planning challenges.

This comprehensive full-day Master Class will allow us to delve deeper into new policy changes than ever before. From case law reviews to the Planning, Development & Infrastructure Act to Local Nuisance & Litter Control Act 2016, our experts will discuss how recent changes apply in the real world and give you the skills and knowledge you need to tackle these head on.

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Our Environment & Planning Specialists