With both in-house and law firm experience, I understand the need to provide solutions that appropriately balance legal and commercial considerations.
I have been working in the environment and planning practice area since the start of my legal career in 2008.
Whilst working as in-house counsel for a renewable energy company in New York, I acquired a broad range of skills in contract drafting and negotiations, I attended board meetings as company secretary, and acted on various transactions such as a public listing and the acquisition of a business.
Since joining Addisons, I have provided advice to major property developers such as Lendlease on complex matters such as development contributions, voluntary planning agreements and interim heritage orders.
Sydney Zoo — acted for Sydney Zoo in class 4 enforcement proceedings in the Land and Environment Court, brought by a Sydney Zoo competitor.
Lendlease Communities (Wilton) Pty Ltd — acted for Lendlease Communities in obtaining development consent for over 700 residential lots in Bingara Gorge.
Lendlease Communities (Calderwood) Pty Ltd — provides ongoing strategic planning advice for state significant development at Calderwood