Tag Archives: Property & Projects

Enlivening appeal rights to a deemed refusal

On 8 February 2017, Justice Sheahan of the Land and Environment Court handed down his decision in the case of Lateral Estate Pty Ltd v The Council of the City of Sydney [2017] NSWLEC6 concerned with the acceptance of amended plans to a development application when the statutory right to appeal on a deemed refusal had lapsed.

This case involved a deemed refusal of a development application to redevelop 501-509 and part of 511-515 Botany Road, Zetland, which included sites identified within the Green Square Town Centre (DA). The DA, lodged on 13 November 2014, was with respect to an ‘integrated development’, requiring the consultation by Council with the NSW Office of Water.

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Hall & Wilcox boosts Melbourne Property & Projects team with two new appointments

Leading business law firm, Hall & Wilcox, has further strengthened its Property & Projects team in Melbourne with the appointment of new special counsel, Nikki Carroll and Mark Croft.

Nikki was previously a senior lawyer at Herbert Smith Freehills, and brings specialist experience in private infrastructure investment including project development, acquisition and financing for Australian and international transactions. Nikki has also worked as legal counsel for one of Australia’s largest fund managers and a clean energy start-up.

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