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Roberts Nehmer McKee has extensive experience in acting for local authorities and private clients alike in dealings or disputes in local government matters.

The firm acts for several local government authorities in the North Queensland region. Our many years of experience includes drafting and interpretation of local laws and planning schemes, advising and representing local authorities in civil litigation claims, judicial review applications and freedom of information issues. We are also experienced in defending appeals in the Planning and Environment Court, advising on statutory and civil rights and obligations and claims for compensation.

For private clients dealing with local government, the firm offers advice on interpretation of local government legislation, local laws and planning schemes. We represent clients in planning appeals, and other litigation, and in commercial dealings with local government. We can also negotiate regulatory disputes with local government.

Our lawyers impart a clear understanding of the complex matrix of laws and regulations covering this area. With sound advice, the firm will assist the client in making commercially informed decisions on local government matters.