RECOMMENDED AS A LEADING PLANNING & ENVIRONMENT BARRISTER BY DOYLE’S GUIDE 2016, 2017, 2018 AND 2019.
I have represented government and private parties at the State Administrative Tribunal and in the Supreme Court of Western Australia. I have also represented the WA Planning Commission in commercial arbitrations, often with over $10 million at stake and involving complex valuation and other evidence.
I was part of the team that obtained the obtained the first successful judicial review decision to quash a development approval of a Development Assessment Panel. See Nairn v Metro Central Joint Development Assessment Panel  WASC 56.
In 2017, I won a cross-appeal from the State Administrative Tribunal to the Supreme Court of Western Australia. See City of Swan v West Australian Shalom Group (Inc)  WASC 217.
In 2018, I represented the Swan Foreshore Protection Association Inc. in its Supreme Court challenge to the City of Melville’s decision to approve a major land transaction (wave park).