Planning and Environment Law Sydney

Planning and Environment Law Sydney

Planning and environment laws have the potential to significantly impact our lives, mainly as they affect the use and enjoyment of land. As planning and environmental lawyers in Sydney, we specialise in providing legal services to individuals, businesses and organisations navigating the complex regulations incorporated in planning and environment law.

Planning and Environmental Lawyers Who Go the Extra Mile

Navigating the complexities of planning and environment law can be challenging and time-consuming, which is why it’s essential to have the expertise of professional legal practitioners in your corner. Fortunately, at Jaku Legal, we have the necessary expertise in planning and environment law. This enables us to offer precise and strategic legal services to help guide you through the regulatory maze and ensure desirable results are achieved.

As environment and planning lawyers, we act on behalf of property owners, developers (including homeowners and commercial developers) and others who need land and environment court lawyers in Sydney and NSW. We are proud to provide our clients with practical guidance on the application of all environmental and planning laws in NSW as well as legal representation in cases relating to land use and planning.

How We Can Help You

We are NSW Land and Environment Court (LEC) specialists and have acted for both Applicants and Respondents in LEC proceedings. Accordingly, we can assist in the wide range of cases that fall within the jurisdiction of the LEC, including:

  1. Disputes between consent authorities (e.g. councils) and developers (individuals and businesses) relating to land-use and development approvals;
  2. Disputes involving neighbours and members of the public regarding proposed development;
  3. Disputes relating to compliance with and enforcement of environment and planning laws, regulations, policies, controls, approvals, and conditions;
  4. Disputes relating to alleged unauthorised building work;
  5. Judicial review of decisions under environment and planning laws, including challenges to the validity of development consents;
  6. Prosecutions and defences relating to environment and planning offences.

Helping You Make More Informed Decisions

We also provide advice regarding planning and environment laws, allowing you to ensure that your projects are conducted in full compliance with regulatory requirements and best practices. Our services encompass a variety of subjects, including:

  1. Corporate and corporate officer liability for environmental offences;
  2. Contaminated land issues and remediation;
  3. Requirements for environmental licenses and approvals;
  4. The powers of environmental authorities and other public agencies under environmental legislation;
  5. Assessing development applications and applications for modifications of development consent;
  6. Reviewing the sufficiency of environmental impact statements;
  7. Reviewing the sufficiency of species impact statements;
  8. Advising on existing use rights;
  9. Advising on planning appeals;
  10. Providing advice on heritage issues.

No matter the environment and planning law issue, we have the expertise to assist you.

Reach Out

At Jaku Legal, we understand how complex and time-consuming navigating the world of planning and environmental law can be, with so many intricate regulations and requirements to wrap your head around. Fortunately, as your chosen environmental, planning, and property development solicitor, we’ll simplify the process by providing comprehensive legal support and guidance every step of the way.

Providing our services in Sydney and extending to other areas of NSW, we ensure that clients throughout the region can access expert legal services, regardless of location.

If you have any questions about our services or would like to arrange a consultation, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We’ll be more than happy to discuss your requirements and develop a strategy that meets your needs.

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Marc Jaku

Marc Jaku is a seasoned legal professional with a demonstrated track record of excellence. With two decades of experience, Marc has honed his expertise in various areas of law but specialises in planning and environmental law. Operating out of Sydney and providing his services across NSW, Marc is recommended for the strategic guidance and advocacy he gives to his clients, always ensuring their interests are protected.