Ross Fletcher Lawyer (LLb, BA)
IN THE OFFICE Ross is a lawyer with experience in the Supreme Court of Western Australia, Magistrates Court and State Administrative Tribunal, where he was previously the Associate to His Honour Judge David Parry. Ross advises clients in a range of planning and environmental law matters such as town planning and development appeals, compulsory land acquisition, subdivision, nuisance, contaminated sites and native vegetation clearing. Ross also assists senior lawyers and special counsel with complex litigation proceedings.
OUTSIDE THE OFFICE Ross enjoys travelling, spending time with friends and keeping active outdoors.
RECENT OUTCOMES FOR CLIENTS
Ross has recently assisted clients achieve the following outcomes:
- completed due diligence of all relevant environmental considerations for a client purchasing a large land holding of native vegetation in accordance with the Environmental Protection Act 1986 (WA) and Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth);
- developed a strategy for challenging the deemed refusal of a partially implemented subdivision application;
- advised a client of its right to claim compensation for a land taking pursuant to the Land Administration Act 1997 (WA);
- helped a client understand its obligations regarding developer contributions under the Planning and Development Act 2005 (WA) and State Planning Policy 3.6- Development Contributions for Infrastructure;
- developed a strategy for resolving a longstanding boundary dispute between landowners;
- prepared a land use agreement between a non-for-profit community organisation and a statutory body; and
- developed a strategy for contesting an invalid condition of a planning approval, including meeting with relevant local government officers, preparing written submissions and advising of the process for seeking review in the State Administrative Tribunal.
- Bachelor of Laws, Notre Dame, 2014
- Bachelor of Arts (Politics and International Relations), 2014
- Supreme Court of Western Australia, 2015
- Law Society of Western Australia