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Design Matters – Medium Density Symposium

On 31 March 2021, Connor Fisher, Chelsea White and Lea Hiltenkamp of this firm attended the ‘Design Matters: Medium Density Symposium’ hosted by the Association of Consulting Architects Australia and Open House Perth. The symposium focussed on the proposed Medium Density Code (Code) which will form part of State Planning Policy 7.1 – Residential Design […]

Recognition in Doyles Guide 2021

Glen McLeod Legal is pleased to announce our recognition as a first tier planning and environment firm in Western Australia. Glen McLeod, Principal of Glen McLeod Legal has also again been recognised as preeminent in environment and planning law. It is an honour for the firm to achieve this recognition. We look forward to continue building […]

Glen McLeod Legal participates in YLC beach volleyball tournament

The Law Society of Western Australia’s Young Lawyers Committee hosted the annual mixed beach volleyball tournament on Friday, 19 March 2021. It was a beautiful evening to hit the courts and enjoy a fun competition, with 12 teams vying for first place. Lea Hiltenkamp, Chelsea White and Emiko Watanabe of Glen McLeod Legal joined the […]

Glen presents at Legalwise Property Law Roundup seminar

On 18 March 2021, Glen presented at the Legalwise Property Law Roundup seminar, which was held in person and via webinar. The seminar program covered topics about native title compensation claims and the validity of land grants and agreements, commercial leasing issues during COVID-19 and dispute resolution between landlords and tenants, strata title by-laws and […]

Welcome to the Profession breakfast

Better late than never – on Thursday morning Chelsea White and Lea Hiltenkamp were welcomed to the profession at the Law Society of Western Australia’s breakfast event. Over 200 recently admitted lawyers were addressed by Law Society president Jocelyn Boujos, Young Lawyers Committee chair Chris Burch and keynote speaker Judge MacLean. The presenters explained that […]

The rise of medium density housing and diversification in Western Australia

Diversity of housing development in Perth and a wider range of housing choices is much needed in Perth. Urban sprawl, suburbs designed for cars and cookie cutter houses that do not offer a diverse housing choice is not sustainable in the long term. To address this, the State government has released the draft Medium Density […]

Release of the Final Report of the Independent Review of the EPBC Act

The final report of the Independent Review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth) (EPBC Act) was publicly released on 28 January 2021. The final report is a comprehensive review of the EPBC Act and makes 38 recommendations for reform. The implementation pathway for the recommendations includes to: create a provision to […]

Merry Christmas!

Thank you all for your continued support in 2020. We wish you a wonderful festive season.