Ben Swain

Ben is an experienced planning, environment and local government lawyer who practices in New South Wales and Queensland. Ben has extensive experience acting for local councils, property developers and citizens in civil and criminal litigation, and has provided planning, environmental and local government law advice since 2007. Ben has appeared as a prosecutor for local […]

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Gerard Timbs

Gerard Timbs is a highly experienced lawyer specialising in planning, development, native title, environment and local government law. Gerard advises on major projects, mixed use, master-planned, multi-unit, build for rent and heritage residential projects. He also provides advice on renewable energy projects, agricultural and tourism developments and local, state and federal government work. Gerard’s clients […]

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Andrea Towson

Andrea specialises in planning and environment matters, and has extensive experience in running large and complex planning and environment litigation relating to development and regulatory approvals, the rezoning of land and compulsory acquisition claims. She is particularly skilled at managing large teams of expert witnesses. Andrea’s advisory experience includes planning and environment due diligence in connection […]

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Stafford Hopewell

Stafford is a Special Counsel in the Planning and Environment team in Brisbane. His widespread expertise includes town planning, environment, heritage, coastal, vegetation and contamination matters with a focus on major development and infrastructure projects. These include mixed use developments, master planned residential communities, road and water infrastructure. He acts for a broad range of […]

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