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Special Counsel

Email: plb@nicholsons.com.au
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Queensland
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Solicitor of the High Court of Australia
Areas of Practice
  • Planning and Environment Law including all Town Planning Appeals and front end project planning advice.
  • Commercial property transactions, development agreements, acquisitions and subdivisions of flat land and general project work.
  • Specialised Land Title matters including air space leasing, road closures in stratum, offshore development/special lease, airport leasing and community title statements for layered body corporate issues.
  • Property Law
  • Property Development
Relevant Experience
  • Involvement on behalf of major developers on a range of applicant appeals and submitter appeals to the Planning and Environment Court and the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Queensland.
  • The preparation of specialised leases and including ones for Marina, Airspace and National Retail Tenants in plain english.
  • Judicial review application in relation to local government decisions pursuant to the Sustainable Planning Act, Acquisition of Land Act and Land Sales Act.
  • Preparation of various property development agreements including joint venture agreements, master sales agreements, development/ project management agreements, agency agreements, sale and purchase Contracts.
  • Recent projects include acquisitions of CBD buildings in Brisbane, Greenfield sites and mixed use residential, commercial and industrial development, resort projects and sub-regional shopping centres and supa centres (bulky goods).
Memberships
  • The Queensland Environmental Law Association
  • Queensland Law Society


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