Environment & Planning

Thomson Geer provides advice on environment & planning matters, with a particular focus on land development and infrastructure projects.

We advise and assist on matters including lawfulness of land use, project approvals, interpretation of planning schemes and applicable legislation, environmental compliance, environmental assessment, contaminated land, native title, heritage, and infrastructure charging.

Our clients include property developers, domestic and foreign investors, government, local authorities, statutory authorities, energy providers, financial institutions, major infrastructure providers, and institutional land owners.

We represent clients in environment and planning litigation including:

  • compensation actions for compulsory acquisition of land
  • environmental disputes
  • land valuation disputes
  • native title proceedings
  • planning approvals disputes
  • prosecutions for development offences

Key Contacts

Chris O'Shea, Partner, Thomson Geer
Craig Tidemann, Partner, Thomson Geer
Fraser Bell, Partner, Thomson Geer
Julius Skinner, Partner, Thomson Geer
Justin Madden, Partner, Thomson Geer
Mark Borrello, Partner, Thomson Geer
Fiona Mudie, Special Counsel, Thomson Geer
Special Counsel
Ian Rogers, Special Counsel, Thomson Geer
Special Counsel
Peter Grinter, Consultant, Thomson Geer