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We have moved!

Glen McLeod Legal is pleased to announce our move to a new office space in London House in the heart of the City of Perth’s west end. The firm will be celebrating its 10th year anniversary this year and this new location is the start of another chapter. Built in 1985, London House is an […]

Environmental Protection Act 1986 (WA) amendments

Western Australia’s environmental laws are set to change with the passage of the Environmental Protection Amendment Bill 2020 (WA) through parliament in 2020. The most substantive amendments to the Environmental Protection Act 1986 (WA) (EP Act) are not yet in operation. In anticipation of those pending amendments, this article summarises the key change affecting licence […]

Release of revised State Planning Policy 3.6 – Infrastructure Contributions

Development contributions are collected by local governments or service providers to cover the cost of new infrastructure which is necessary as a result of subdivisions and new development. They are levied through Development Contribution Plans (DCPs). Over the years, developers and landowners have encountered significant issues with the preparation, management and implementation of DCPs. The […]

Celebrating the capstone event of Law Week

The team from Glen McLeod Legal celebrated the capstone event to Law Week – the Lawyer of the Year Awards cocktail function. The firm sponsored the Lawyer of the Year (more than five years’ experience) award. Congratulations to Peter Le who won the award and to all other finalists!  

Glen McLeod Legal participates in Law Access Walk for Justice

This morning Glen McLeod, Lea Hiltenkamp, Chelsea White (with Gary the therapy dog) and Emiko Watanabe joined over 400 members of the legal profession walking in person and virtually around the state for the Law Access Walk for Justice on National Pro Bono Day as part of Law Week 2021. The event celebrates the pro […]

Glen McLeod Legal sponsors Law Week 2021

The Law Society of WA’s Law Week is the Western Australian legal profession’s annual celebration of law and justice in the community and will run from 17 to 21 May 2021. Glen McLeod Legal is pleased to be the sponsor of the Lawyer of the Year Award (more than 5 years’ experience). The winner of […]

State Planning Policy 7.2 – Precinct design

As development in the Perth and Peel regions continues to increase in order to support a growing population, there is the need for planning instruments to offer design guidance for areas intended to accommodate a large population and multiple land uses. These areas are defined as ‘precincts’ in State Planning Policy 7.2 – Precinct Design […]

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 […]