Kirsty is a specialist planning and environment lawyer with over 15 years’ experience acting for private sector and government clients on residential, commercial, industrial, mining/quarrying and major transport infrastructure projects.
She advises on the full suite of environment and planning issues relevant to her clients’ proposed developments and business operations, including planning approval processes and environmental impact assessment, contamination, pollution and waste law, regulatory investigations and prosecutions, compulsory land acquisition and planning and infrastructure agreements.
Kirsty has acted on numerous large-scale urban release developments across NSW and on major infrastructure projects including the Pacific Highway upgrade, WestConnex, Parramatta Light Rail and the Newcastle Inner City Bypass. She also regularly appears in the NSW Land and Environment Court on planning appeals, land valuation and compulsory land acquisition appeals and environmental prosecutions.
Kirsty was previously a committee member of the NSW Urban Development Institute of Australia and is a regular mentor for the NSW Law Society Women’s Mentoring Program.