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HopgoodGanim Lawyers

Environment

Band 4AustraliaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Provides environment and planning advice to major projects, including infrastructure, retail, industrial and residential developments, offering full life-cycle coverage of all regulatory requirements. Also assists in obtaining environmental approvals for mining and other natural resources projects, particularly in Queensland, and is noted for focused expertise in such areas as environmental offsets and wildlife conservation issues. Experienced acting for government entities and landowners on regional Planning and Environment Court and Supreme Court planning litigation matters.

Work highlights

Acted for the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads on the resumption of properties for infrastructure projects, as well as in compensation negotiations and Land Court proceedings.

Notable practitioners

Sarah Macoun and James Ireland are key contacts.

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