AREAS OF LAW – Land Use Planning & Development Law

Some examples of situations in which we provide specialist services:

Do you require strategic advice in relation to your development application?

Has your development application been refused?

Have you obtained a development consent after an intensive assessment process only to find it is now under challenge in the Courts by a category 3 representor?

Do you require assistance making a representation or opposing a development in the Courts?

Do you think you should have been given notice of a development proposal?

Have you received an enforcement notice from your local council?

Have you become involved in a dispute with your neighbor in relation to land use planning or development issues?


We provide a full range of services in response to these types of issues. For example we:

  • Provide representation before the Environment, Resources and Development Court in planning appeals and Applications for Review.
  • Provide representation before the Supreme Court in appeals and Judicial Review Proceedings.
  • Provide representation before Council Development Assessment Panels.
  • Provide representation before the Development Assessment Commission.
  • Provide strategic advice on the development assessment process.
  • Assist our private sector clients, from major corporations to individuals, to obtain their required development approvals.
  • Lodge objections and representations in relation to proposed developments.
  • Provide advice and representation in relation to compliance and enforcement matters before the Environment, Resources and Development Court.

Please contact us.

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