Local Government

Shaw Reynolds Lawyers acts for various local councils in New South Wales including regional and metropolitan areas

We advise our local government clients on a multitude of legal issues facing modern councils including council’s obligations, strategic planning issues, contributions rates, access to government information and land acquisition.

Shaw Reynolds are well regarded for representing local government in Land and Environment Court, Supreme Court and Court of Appeal litigation matters.

Shaw Reynolds Lawyers, Local Government

Our Expertise : Local Government

  • Access to government information
  • Certification
  • Codes of conduct
  • Complying development
  • Contracting
  • Council obligations
  • Development agreements
  • Exempt development
  • Existing use rights
  • Land identification and acquisition
  • Meeting practice
  • Prosecutions
  • Rates and charges
  • Remediation and contamination
  • Rezoning
  • Service agreements
  • Strategic planning
  • Voluntary planning agreements

Get in touch to discuss your local government issue