Hall & Wilcox boosts planning and environment expertise with new appointment

Hall & Wilcox boosts planning and environment expertise with new appointment

Hall & Wilcox has boosted its national planning and environment sector and expanded its Newcastle commercial practice with the appointment of Partner, Brendan Tobin and his team.

Brendan specialises in planning and environmental law, with a particular focus on the mining, energy, and resources sector.

He has acted for a range of clients, advising on matters ranging from approvals for greenfield sites, climate change litigation, mining projects, environmental matters, native title issues and water licensing.

He works on a variety of contentious and non-contentious matters.

Hall & Wilcox Managing Partner, Tony Macvean said Brendan will add further strength to the firm’s national planning and environment team and offer vital support to clients in the mining and resources sector.

“We are excited about our continued growth and ability to service our national clients,” Tony said.

“We are increasingly a destination firm that challenges itself to grow and improve and deliver on our purpose of enabling our clients, our people and our communities to thrive.

“Brendan will also add further depth to our national commercial offering in Newcastle, Sydney and Brisbane.”

Brendan said he is thrilled to join the team at Hall & Wilcox and to help the team expand further into the planning and environmental sector.

“I am delighted to join a firm of the calibre of Hall & Wilcox. The key attractions for me were the firm’s national presence and a desire to grow their commercial offering in key markets,” he said.

“I was also impressed with their drive for Smarter Law and the inclusive culture the firm provides.”

Brendan will be joined at Hall & Wilcox by Senior Associate, Alison Thorp and Lawyer, Gus Haseler.

IMAGE | Newly appointed Partner at Hall & Wilcox, Brendan Tobin.

Hall & Wilcox

 Hall & Wilcox is a leading independent Australian law firm of over 1200 people, including 145 partners, delivering outstanding legal services to corporate, public sector and private clients, both Australian-based and those offshore doing business in Australia.

We have offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Newcastle, Perth, Canberra, Brisbane, Adelaide and Darwin.

Our purpose is to enable our clients, people and communities to thrive. We are renowned for our Smarter Law approach, in which we look beyond the status quo to think differently and find solutions that are better, faster and cheaper. Hall & Wilcox supports clients to achieve their business objectives and prosper during times of change.

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