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
Advised multiple entities on EPA investigations and prosecutions in the Land and Environment Court. Clients have included Multiplex Constructions, Cabonne Council, Thiess/Hochtief, Xstrata, lllawarra Coke and Coal and BHP Steel (AIS).
Contaminated development site
Represented a developer landowner in relation to an appeal by a former owner in respect to a management order issued by the EPA for the remediation of contaminated soil and groundwater caused by historical manufacturing operations. The appeal was resolved by the parties resulting in a voluntary remediation agreement and then the future sale and redevelopment of the property.
Advised the financier in respect to the Huntlee New Town project in respect to a legal challenge to the planning approval and shadowed the solicitors with conduct of the defence. Conducted due diligence for a banking syndicate on the Frasers Central development which was the largest residential development finance at the time since the GFC.