frances tse | LTL | specialist planning, environment, local government law firm

frances, wing yee tse | special counsel

Bsc (Psych) LLB - unsw

MEL - university of sydney

Acc. Spec. (Planning & Environmental Law) - law society of nsw

D: +61 2 8235 9711


Frances has been practicing in the field of local government, planning and environment law since her graduation from Bachelor of Laws in 2007.  Frances also holds a Masters of Environmental Law from the Unversity of Sydney.

Frances has experience in providing advice in relation to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 to including advice on characterisation and permissibility of development, validity of consents and planning instruments, assessment processes (Part 4, Part 3A (now repealed), crown development provisions and Part 5), and infrastructure and development contributions (including section 7.11 (formerly s94) and planning agreements).

Frances has assisted in the negotiating and drafting of a vast number of planning agreements and works-in-kind agreements for local councils and developers. She has also assisted in the provision of advice to local councils and developers on the provisions of Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 on such agreements and the registration of planning agreements.

Frances has experience in property and conveyancing and regularly works on matters involving the sale of council and Crown land, including advice on proper procedures for sale of Crown land under the Crown Lands Act 1989 and drafting of associated agreements, and deeds.

Frances local government experience includes advices in relation to code of conduct, council meeting procedure, tendering issues and access to information under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009. Since the commencement of that Act, Frances has also been involved in proceedings in the Administrative Decisions Tribunal in relation to a review of an application for access to information.

Frances was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of NSW in 2007 and is also admitted to the High Court of Australia.

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