Australia’s multi-tiered and highly complex biodiversity conservation regime demands lawyers with extensive experience in the area.
Our specialist lawyers advise on all aspects of biodiversity including due diligence, EIS and planning assessment, drafting and negotiating documentation for acquiring and trading biodiversity credits, and acting for clients in litigation concerning ecological conservation challenges to project approvals.
Undertook purchaser planning and environmental due diligence on acquisition of the Mt Pleasant coal mine including advice on planning approvals, biodiversity, water rights and environmental licensing. Defending and ultimately achieving discontinuance of a NSW Land and Environment Court legal challenge to the validity of MACH Energy’s planning approval for the Mt. Pleasant Coal Mine. We also acted on acquisition of water rights for the mining project.