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Glen McLeod Legal sponsors Law Society end of year cocktail function

Glen McLeod Legal was delighted to again be a supporting sponsor of The Law Society of Western Australia’s End of Year Celebration on Thursday 5 December 2019 at the impressive Westin Hotel. We are proud to attend and support this annual event as it provides an opportunity to engage with others in the profession and […]

Green light for carbon farming on pastoral land in Western Australia

The State Government announced today that it will support carbon farming on pastoral lease land in Western Australia (WA). As readers of our blog will know Glen McLeod Legal hosted on 27 November 2019 a seminar titled  ‘The Potential of Carbon Farming in Western Australia – Opportunities and Challenges’, in collaboration with Murdoch University and […]

Glen McLeod Legal Hosts Successful Carbon Farming Conference

On Wednesday 27 November 2019 Glen McLeod Legal hosted The Potential of Carbon Farming in Western Australia – Opportunities and Challenges conference in collaboration with Murdoch University and the Harry Butler Institute. The event brought together legal, scientific, policy and industry experts for an evening of insightful commentary on the issue. Glen McLeod spoke on […]

Glen McLeod goes back to school

Glen stepped back in time on 20 November 2019 to revisit the primary school of his youth as part of the Law Society of Western Australia’s initiative “Lawyer visits to schools”. Glen spent an engaging hour with an impressive Year 4 class at Maylands Peninsula Primary School to share the history of his time at […]

Congratulations Lea!

Admission to the Supreme Court of Western Australia   Glen McLeod Legal is proud to announce the admission of Lea Hiltenkamp to the Supreme Court of Western Australia, moved by Glen McLeod on 4 November 2019. Lea has been with Glen McLeod Legal for more than two years and we look forward to watching her […]

Seminar: The Potential of Carbon Farming in Western Australia

The School of Law and the Harry Butler Institute of Murdoch University and Glen McLeod Legal are hosting a seminar on the potential of carbon farming in Western Australia. The seminar will consider carbon farming in the context of a number of questions. For example, what potential does carbon farming have, particularly in Western Australia? […]

Climate change impacts on the Margaret River wine region

Lea Hiltenkamp recently had the pleasure of presenting at the Piddington Society’s Margaret River Conference. Lea presented on how climate change is affecting the Margaret River wine region, with a particular focus on water allocation plans in the south-west of Western Australia and the impacts of State Planning Policy 3.7 Planning in Bushfire Prone Areas. […]

Glen McLeod Legal participates in Plastic Free July

The staff at Glen McLeod Legal are taking part in the Plastic Free July challenge. Plastic Free July is a yearly challenge, supported by the Western Australian Waste Authority, where people give up single use plastic during the month of July. The aim is to raise awareness on the amount of unnecessary single use plastic […]

Offsets and the conservation of the environment: a creative approach in a difficult situation

Offsets are a problematic area for both planning and environmental decision makers and proponents. Offsets are actions that provide environmental benefits which counterbalance the significant residual environmental impacts or risks of a project or activity. Unlike mitigation actions which occur on-site as part of a project and reduce the direct impact of that project, offsets […]

Glen McLeod Legal welcomes two new law graduates

We are delighted to announce that our two law clerks, Chelsea White and Lea Hiltenkamp, have continued with Glen McLeod Legal as law graduates in 2019. We are pleased that they have decided to begin their careers in the field of environmental and planning law and look forward to their admission to the legal profession […]