- Litigation & Dispute Resolution
- Planning & Environment
- Local Government
Phone: (02) 9635 7966
Gigi is a solicitor-advocate in the Dispute Resolution, Environmental, Planning and Local Government Group.
Gigi provides complicated planning, environmental, tendering, privacy, governance, probity and general advice for Local Councils under a myriad of Acts. She advises Councils in relation to validity of statutory notices and orders under various Acts including Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 (NSW), Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (NSW) and Local Government Act 1993 (NSW) and assists Councils in their drafting. She also advises Councils on enforcement and prosecution options in both the Local Court and the Land and Environment Court. Gigi assists Councils in weighing up the pros and cons of their different options as well as exploring alternative resolutions and remedies in order to achieve their desired outcome. Her advices also extend to issues in relation to GIPA, PPIPA and HRIPA. She regularly appears as an advocate for Councils in review proceedings in the NCAT jurisdiction.
Gigi has carriage of matters in various Classes of the NSW Land and Environment Court and regularly appears in that Court for directions hearings, motions, hearings and costs applications. She has extensive experience in preparing matters for hearing including obtaining witness statements, drafting statement of facts and submissions. She also prepares Local Court prosecutions for hearing.
Gigi has a wide ranging experience in debt recovery, commercial and insurance litigation in all jurisdictions.
Gigi also appears personally in matters in the Local, District and Supreme Courts and has experience in alternative dispute resolution including mediation.
Gigi is a member of the NSW Environment Planning Law Association (Inc) (‘EPLA’).