Andrew practices in Planning, Environment and Local Government law and provides advice to private and Council clients on a range of environmental, planning and local government issues in NSW, including statutory interpretation and environmental enforcement.

Andrew’s particular area of interest is the operation of planning law in regional communities and he frequently advises clients on the interpretation of planning legislation in a rural context.

Prior to joining the firm in 2016, Andrew worked for an accredited specialist in NSW Planning and Local Government Law for 4 years and developed a comprehensive knowledge of legislation affecting the business operations of local government authorities. He also developed significant expertise in relation to Council land acquisitions. Andrew became a Senior Associate in July 2017.

Andrew has a broad range of experience in practice areas outside of Local Government and Planning such as Criminal Law, Insolvency, Water and Property Law, Intellectual Property and Coronial Inquests. This experience base allows him to advise clients to head off unforeseen issues before they become costly and problematic.

Practice Focus

  • Planning and Environmental law
  • Local Government Law
  • Litigation
  • Property