Stuart Macnaughton - McCullough Robertson

Stuart Macnaughton

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012

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.

QELA Management Committee and Conference Organising CommitteeUrban Development Institute of Australia (Queensland)Royal Australian Planning Institute (Queensland)Local Government Managers Australia Queensland Environmental Law Association Queensland Law Society

Office Location

Level 11
66 Eagle Street
GPO Box 1855
Brisbane, QLD 4001

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Land Use and Zoning Law of the Brisbane Metro Area
Stuart Macnaughton has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Land Use and Zoning Law
Planning and Environmental Law

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