Stuart heads our Planning and Environment Group, and leads a team of lawyers who practice exclusively in the areas of town planning, property development, local government and environmental law. He has practised exclusively in those areas of law for the past 20 years.
Stuart provides specialist advice on major developments including master planned communities, town planning appeals, drafting planning documentation, infrastructure agreements and advising on enforcement of planning schemes, local laws and regulatory laws.
Stuart’s emphasis in recent years has been on major property development projects, and he provides solution oriented practical advice. Distillation of complex legal issues into clear recommendations is hallmark of Stuart’s approach to all issues.
Stuart is a well-respected leader in his field and has represented both defendants and government authorities in complex environmental prosecutions and litigation involving serious environmental harm and impacts.
Stuart is also listed as a leading Planning and Environment lawyer in the 2011 Doyle’s Guide for Queensland.