Local Councils within New South Wales operate under laws set down by the New South Wales government. Local Councils are pivotal to the success of a local community. Their scope is broad and encompasses social and economic strategies as well as environmental planning. As such, local Council operations touch us all in our daily lives.
The planning and environment practitioners at A R Walmsley & Co have a thorough knowledge of local government laws and practices. They have advised extensively on joint ventures, asset management, freedom of information, compulsory acquisitions of land, liquor licensing matters and local government prosecutions.
The team also has a strong local government focus having acted as solicitors for Hawkesbury City Council for many years. The team recognises the political, economic and social environments in which Councils operate.
The team feels that it possesses the experience and knowledge to provide competent and reliable advice in all matters in relation to Local Government Law and is therefore well placed to assist its clients in this vital area of the law.