Barristers in Chambers have extensive experience acting for developers, government departments and agencies, infrastructure providers and parties affected by development and resumptions in all areas of planning, environment and local government law. Within our membership we include a former Acting General Counsel of Energy Queensland and a former Vice-President of the Queensland Environmental Law Association.
Members are equipped to deal with all aspects of planning law in all forums, whatever the size of the development. They provide integrated advocacy and advice across all of the following areas:
- Contaminated land and environmental prosecutions
- Environment and planning litigation
- Environmental matters, including approvals, compliance and enforcement issues, ecologically sustainable development and climate change legislation
- Land valuation and the compulsory acquisition of land
- Matters that come to the Land Court, in particular mining lease applications, draft environmental authorities and objections
- Native title and indigenous cultural heritage advice
- Planning and infrastructure
The expertise of Level Twenty Seven Chambers’ barristers in planning and environment law is complimented by overlapping proficiency in administrative law, building & construction, local government and native title & cultural heritage law. One of our members is ranked by The Legal 500 2020 as a leading Environment & Planning barrister.