Market-leading planning expertise to assist projects succeed from start to finish
We offer a complete front to back-end service and advise on all manner of planning issues associated with property development, resources, infrastructure and state-significant projects. We advise clients at the early stage of projects as to the appropriateness of a site, at the development application stage to ensure that their applications are well structured to provide the best prospects of success and in the unfortunate circumstances where planning related disputes arise. In these instances, we always look for appropriate dispute resolution solutions to achieve our client's commercial objectives.
- Planning and development approvals
- Planning related dispute resolution
- Compulsory acquisition of land
- Town planning law and development approval processes, including litigation for stakeholders
- Regional planning and master planning
- Built heritage and indigenous cultural heritage advice
- Environmental law
We enjoy longstanding industry relationships including with the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA), the Property Council of Australia (PCA), the Queensland Environmental Law Association (QELA) and the Committee for Brisbane (previously Brisbane Development Association). Our team members participate in various committees with these industry partners and support the industry to prepare policy papers and submissions on key pieces of legislative reform and policy.
HopgoodGanim is proud to have been ranked by Chambers Asia Pacific as a Leading Firm in Australia for Environment and Planning (Band 3), 2018–2020 and (Band 4) 2021.
HopgoodGanim was also ranked by Doyle's Guide as a Leading Planning and Development Law Firm in Queensland, 2017–2022.