Planning and Environment
Our team of experienced experts are here to assist with all aspects of planning and environment law affecting your business. Our work ranges from appealing decisions of regulatory authorities, interpreting planning legislation and planning instruments, drafting planning agreements, and representation in the Land and Environment Court of NSW in merit and judicial review matters, civil enforcement and prosecution proceedings.
We provide environmental law services in NSW including advice about clearing and threatened species issues, biodiversity certification and conservation. We assist with contaminated land, heritage issues and environment protection licencing, clean-up and prevention notices under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997.
Development applications and appeals can be costly and time consuming for your business. Whether you need to submit a development application or are appealing a decision made by a regulatory authority in respect to your development application, our experienced and passionate Planning and Environment lawyers can assist.
We can provide advice on the permissibility and characterisation of your proposed development and guide you through the development assessment process. If you already have a development consent, we can provide you with advice about lapsing, conditions and modifications. We can also represent your business in the Land and Environment Court of NSW, should you need to appeal the decision of a regulatory authority about your development application or consent.