Our property specialists explore dispute resolution strategies in partnership with clients so projects can keep moving forward on time and on budget.

  • Urban resumptions – our property specialists have represented a number of clients who have been affected by public authorities exercising their statutory power to acquire land, using their expertise to give clients more control over the outcome. For more information, see our Property Law page.
  • Rural resumptions – our agribusiness specialists have extensive experience helping land owners and acquiring authorities navigate the difficult territory of claims for injurious affection relating to coal seam gas and other mining exploration, development and operations. For more information, see our Landholder Compensation – Rural Resumptions / Mining & Gas page.
  • Our planning specialists guide clients through the maze of town planning issues including development appeals, defending challenges to approvals, prosecutions and enforcement proceedings, and valuation litigation. For more information, see our Planning & Environment page.
  • Our rural and urban environmental specialists assist clients discover the best strategy when faced with the intricacies of environmental dispute resolution including Environment Court litigation/dispute resolution, enforcement proceedings for environmental offences, prosecutions for environmental offences, local and state planning instruments, environmental management and compliance, coastal development, vegetation clearing and management, heritage issues and demolition control, conservation and climate change. For more information, see our Planning & Environment and Environment – Rural pages.