Planning and Development

LGM Advisors can assist you with town planning law, environmental law and local government. Ensuring that your application meets the guidelines can be complex and time consuming. We can assist you through the process in a cost effective and efficient way.

We provide practical and strategic advice in relation to environmental, planning and regulatory issues and act for owners, investors, developers, construction companies, local councils and consultants involved in development. LGM Advisors provides legal services in relation to:

– planning controls and other regulatory requirements
– preparing applications and environmental assessments supporting those applications
– drafting environmental planning instruments, planning agreements and other planning documentation and statutory interpretation
– planning controls
– heritage laws
– assessing environmental management systems
– emissions reporting and trading
– energy efficiency and renewable energy
– native vegetation and threatened species legislation
– the law and practice of government administration
– prosecutions
– disputes (see our alternative dispute resolution and commercial litigation sections for further details)