Environment, Planning and Resources

We provide specialist advice on all aspects of environmental and planning law to public and private sector organinsations in a wide range of industries including property and development, construction, infrastructure and engineering, utilities, renewable energy, resources, waste, agribusiness, transport and logistics and financial.

Our team has extensive expertise that enables them to take a whole project approach from preliminary planning to project delivery. Our experience allows us to provide strategic commercial advice to pre-empt regulatory impediments, manage relationships with stakeholders and regulators, minimise delays and maximise the value of your project.

We provide advice on the full spectrum of environmental and planning issues including land use planning, land and groundwater contamination, project approvals, environmental due diligence, infrastructure projects, the environmental assessment and audit process, native title and heritage considerations and renewable energy.

We offer expert advice and service on:

  • Land use planning
  • Renewable energy
  • Wind Farms
  • Defending prosecutions under the Development Act, Native Vegetation Act and Environment Protection Act
  • Development plan interpretation
  • Due diligence and environmental compliance
  • EPA licence negotiation and renewals
  • Facilitating major projects
  • Heritage
  • Land Management Agreements and Developer Agreements
  • Local Government
  • Native Vegetation
  • Natural Resources and Management Act
  • Noise and air emissions
  • Planning Appeals in the Environment Resources and Development and Supreme Courts
  • Recycled water projects
  • Re-zoning
  • Development plan amendments
  • Significant and Regulated Trees
  • Land and groundwater contamination
  • Compulsory land acquisition
  • Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act
  • Water licencing and access rights
  • Waste