In relation to the procurement of all necessary planning approvals for the redevelopment of the Barangaroo site including the concept plan, major project and State significant development approvals as well as numerous modifications to those approvals.
In relation to the options available to enable the proposed development of the Crown casino, integrated resort and hotel facilities within the Barangaroo site, including the proposed modification to the Concept Plan to facilitate the Crown development.
In Class 1 merit proceedings and Class 4 judicial review proceedings brought by Jemena Limited in relation to the Block 4 remediation development approval which relates to the remediation of part of the area within Barangaroo that was declared by the EPA to be significantly contaminated.
In relation to the redevelopment of the Sydney International Convention, Exhibition and Entertainment Precinct (SICEEP), including the procurement of all necessary major project planning and development approvals for the entertainment core facilities precinct.
I have extensively advised developers in relation to low, medium density and high-rise residential, industrial, educational establishments, commercial, residential, retail and mixed use developments. This has included advising on planning and development approval requirements, compliance with applicable development controls, liability for and the ability to levy developer contributions, existing use rights, negotiating developer agreements and acting in planning merit appeal proceedings.
Various multi-national corporations
I have advised in relation to the sale and leasing of contaminated land and liability for the future management of contamination under the Contaminated Land Management Act 1997. This has included drafting special conditions to be included in Contracts for Sale and advising on liability and responsibility for contamination post sale.
NSW Government agencies
I have advised various NSW government agencies including Sydney Buses, Roads and Maritime Services, Sydney Trains, RailCorp, Western Sydney Parklands Trust in relation to proposed developments for their own facilities as well for developments affecting their facilities and assets and in relation to environmental compliance and environment protection licences.
BA LLB - University of Technology Sydney
Commercialisation of Intellectual Property
14 November 2018
In this edition of BenchTV, Partner, Donna Short and Special Counsel, Hazel McDwyer discuss the phases of a commercialisation project, the types of intellectual property in commercialisation agreements, and the need for the protection of intellectual property both on a domestic and global scale.
The NSW Container Deposit Scheme – 'Return and Earn'
12 November 2018
In an earlier Focus Paper, we outlined the regimes for the regulation of waste in Australia and referred to the Australian Packaging Covenant. In this paper, we provide insight into the recently introduced NSW-based container deposit scheme.
Laughing all the way - the ACCC releases its 2018 annual report
12 November 2018
Heading into the Christmas period is always a festive time at the ACCC. Admittedly service-provider drinks are limited due to the ACCC’s gifts & gratuities policy, Christmas lunch is pay-your-own-way as the Government require it, but the one event ACCC staff always look forward to is the release of its annual report. Combined with its friends at the Australian Energy Markets Regulator, on 18 October 2018, the ACCC released the document detailing its activities over the past year.