Bruce’s practice focus in planning, environment and local government law is a natural career progression, building on over 30 years’ experience in planning, landscape architecture and civil construction for both government and private sector clients.

Bruce joined BAL Lawyers Planning, Environmental and Local Government team in November 2019 and works with local councils and private clients on a wide range of environmental and planning matters such as the interpretation of local planning instruments and development applications.

Bruce has experience in litigation, assisting local councils and private clients with matters in the NSW Land and Environment Court.

Bruce was admitted to practice in the ACT Supreme Court in February 2020. Prior to commencing work at BAL Lawyers Bruce worked for a professional services firm working with state & federal government agencies, and other public sector clients providing procurement, probity and contracting advice. Bruce continues to work in the procurement sphere, advising local councils and private clients on a range of procurement, probity and contract issues.