Local Government Law

Makin & Kinsey can provide advice and assistance to businesses, local councils and public authorities for the following matters of Local Government law:


  • Local Government planning, policies, appeals, schemes and financial management
  • Purchase, sale and licensing of land, conveyancing and advice for property management
  • Compulsory land acquisition, planning and compensation
  • Environmental risk management and advice on carbon emissions assessment
  • Contaminated land matters
  • Waste management
  • Advice on water restrictions, sewerage and storm water drainage and facilities
  • Roads, infrastructure and public transport
  • Advice and review of agreements between councils and other authorities
  • Administrative law
  • Classification and reclassification of public land
  • Use and management of community land and crown activities
  • Assistance with understanding the Local Government Act