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Bachelor of Laws;
Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland;
Solicitor of the High Court of Australia

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Dan Morton is the Partner in charge of the Planning & Environment workgroup at wilson/ryan/grose Lawyers. He has been practising in this area for more than 20 years and was appointed as a Partner at the Firm in 1996.

Dan is known throughout Queensland for his tenacious approach to Planning & Environment Law.

Experience includes:

  • Advice with respect to development application under the Sustainable Planning Act for material change of use, reconfiguration, operational works and building work.
  • Advice with respect to the lawfulness of development conditions and infrastructure charges imposed by local authorities and State government departments.
  • Preparation of cases for hearing and instructing Counsel in the Planning and Environment Court, Land Court, District Court, Supreme Court and Court of Appeal.
  • Site acquisition for development purposes including preparation of contracts, joint ventures, conveyancing and other commercial dealings.
  • Land resumption and compensation claims against local authorities, State Government Departments and government owned corporations.
  • Advice with respect to environmental licensing, contaminated land, appeals against environmental conditions and defending environmental prosecutions.
  • Advice with respect to Heritage Legislation at both a Commonwealth and State level.

Recent Publications

Not Just Junk Inside This Trunk!

Posted on April 13, 2015