Matthew Soden-Taylor

Special Counsel  |  Planning and Environment

(07) 3231 0412

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Matthew is a pragmatic lawyer who focuses on reliable and consistent methods of practice. 

Matthew is a Special Counsel within the firm's Planning and Environment team, bringing over ten years of specialist experience. He practises in planning, development, infrastructure and environment law.

Matthew has acted for the Commonwealth Government, the Queensland Government, major and regional local governments in Queensland, and government-owned corporations. He has also assisted distributor-retailer authorities concerning major policy and other advisory matters, compulsory acquisition, infrastructure agreements, and Planning and Environment Court litigation.

Matthew has a special interest in strategic infrastructure matters and has negotiated many infrastructure agreements for public and private sector clients.

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Bachelor Of International Business, Griffith University
Bachelor Of Laws (Honours), Griffith University
Graduate Diploma Of Legal Practice, The College Of Law

Community Involvement

Supporter, St Vincent De Paul Society Queensland

Client Solutions

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Client problem

Matthew's client required infrastructure funding and delivery solution for a large scale development project.

outcome achieved

Matthew successfully negotiated a suite of Infrastructure Agreements for the subject development.

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Client problem

Matthew's client faced complex planning, infrastructure and development issues associated with a large shopping centre redevelopment.

outcome achieved

Matthew provided advice to assist in the successful delivery of the redeveloped shopping centre.

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Client problem

Matthew's client faced a compulsory acquisition of development land for community purposes by a government entity.

outcome achieved

Matthew successfully negotiated a Resumption Agreement and associated Infrastructure Agreement for the delivery of services to the resumed land.

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Matthew Soden-Taylor's INSIGHTS

April 19, 2021

Planning and Environment

Minor Change… but a Major Problem?

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"McInnes Wilson were extremely helpful and proactive in their communication, ensuring we were always fully informed."


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