Planning and Environment for Government

Take the steps needed to create a sound legal strategy to manage the natural and built environment of your sector

mcw experts in PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT for government

McInnes Wilson Lawyers provide advice and representation for all matters concerning natural and built environment management.

Their lawyers set defined goals and deadlines with you to give you control over how much time and money is spent on your legal matters.

McInnes Wilson Lawyers understand that legal terms can get confusing. They offer a step-by-step breakdown of your legal process so you can understand your situation clearly when discussing the law.


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How mcw PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT government lawyers can help you

Enforcing Local, State and Commonwealth laws and regulations can be difficult to manage alone. McInnes Wilson Lawyers understand that. They are here to provide legal services relating to all matters concerning the natural and built environment in a cost-effective and timely manner.


Be sure you are receiving sound legal advice when dealing with matters of the natural and built environment to maintain your government objectives.

General property

Dealings with property require upfront and specialist advice to ensure your interests are protected from a titling and security perspective.

transactional property

It is important to understand and appreciate both the legal and commercial aspects of transactional property matters.


It is essential that any development follows the regulations set in place by your government body. Ensure you have reliable legal guidance for managing proposed and developing projects and enforcing the laws of your sector.

Development Application Advice

Different developments will have their own specific concerns and require different application procedures. Ensure your department's interests remain protected when processing these applications with reliable legal advice.

Dispute Resolution

It is important to be prepared for any potential challenges that may arise when developing projects. Make sure you have solid legal support to guide your government agency through any obstacles that may occur.

Heritage Protection

It is imperative your government body upholds its obligations to preserve the cultural heritage sites it lays home to. Ensure you have sound legal assistance to help manage your department's interests.

Infrastructure Charges, Agreements And Advice

Be sure to have sound legal support that will protect the interests of your department when forming agreements and calculating charges.


It is the duty of your government agency to uphold, enforce and preserve environmental values. Ensure you have sound legal support to assist you with the matters.

Contaminated Land Management

Protecting public health from contaminated land is a serious and essential duty. Ensure your government function is upholding its obligations with solid legal guidance.

Environmental And Development Offences

If any breaches of your government body's environmental and development regulations occur, ensure you have reliable legal assistance to resolve matters as early as possible.

Environmental Regulation And Enforcement

It is imperative the environmental regulation's your department has put into place are correctly enforced and followed. Make sure you have sound legal support and assistance to manage development compliance.

Valuation Appeals

If the decision of your government function is appealed, be sure you have reliable legal assistance to defend its interests.


Be sure to have reliable legal guidance to assist your government department in managing and organising any proposed plans throughout all stages of the their development process.

Appeals, Negotiations, Dispute Resolution And Negotiation

For any issues that occur at any stage of the development process, be sure to have sound legal support to assist you whatever the matter.

Compulsory Acquisition And Compensation Disputes

Ensure you have an air-tight legal strategy when acquiring land for public development purposes to keep the interests of your government function protected.

Planning Instruments

Be sure to have reliable legal advice when setting out and managing policies for planning or development assessments in your region.

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mcw PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT government lawyers

Senior Associate

Alexandra Hall


Ben Leong


Brian Schech
Ciaran Houston

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