megan hawley | LTL | specialist planning, environment, local government law firm

megan hawley | partner

LLB - university of sydney
Acc. Spec. (Local Government & Planning) - law society of nsw


D: +61 2 8235 9703


Megan is a highly respected specialist planning, environment and local government lawyer with over 22 years' specialist experience. During her career Megan has worked in 2 of Australia's top tier law firms, including 5 years as a partner. Megan joined Lindsay Taylor Lawyers in 2005.

Megan has extensive experience appearing as solicitor advocate for state government, local government and private developer clients in Land & Environment Court cases in all classes of the Court's jurisdiction. Megan has an impressive record for achieving her clients' desired outcomes and has appeared in some of the landmark cases decided by the court.

Megan frequently advises state government, local government and private sector clients in relation to issues pertaining to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, the Local Government Act 1993, and the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.

Megan has particular expertise in acting for public authorities and private developers in negotiating and drafting planning agreements and other agreements, particularly where the agreement involves contaminated land, pollution issues, or the provision of affordable housing.

Megan was admitted to practice as a Solicitor in the Supreme Court of NSW in 1991.

In 2010, Megan was recognised as an Accedited Specialist in Local Government and Planning Law as regulated by the Law Society of NSW's specialist accreditation board.


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