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Felicity joined Wallmans Lawyers in 2014 as a Senior Associate in its Planning & Environment practice. Felicity is well known in the local government sector and has over eight years of specialist experience in environment, planning and administrative law.
Felicity's experience includes the provision of advice and training on all matters arising under the Development Act 1993 and related legislation. This includes development assessment, enforcement, site contamination, building fire safety, regulated trees, Land Management Agreements, statutory notices, land division and community title. Felicity regularly represents councils and allied local government authorities on matters including planning appeals, judicial review, civil proceedings and prosecutions under the Development Act.
As a dedicated planning and environment practitioner, Felicity has experience in dealing with native vegetation, compliance and approvals, Forest Property Agreements, major infrastructure and property development, land acquisition, carbon sequestration and energy and resources.
Felicity has degrees in Law (Honours) and Arts (majoring in Politics) from the University of Adelaide with a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.
Memberships / associations
- The Law Society of South Australia
- Environmental Defenders Office - Committee Member
Areas of Practice
Honours & Awards
- Insights | Cracking the Code - Planning Law SA
- Insights | Planning Law: Developers carry the can
- Insights | Commencement of the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act
- Insights | Transitional Arrangements - New Planning System
- Insights | Hospitality, Tourism & Development Law
- LG Insights | What is a Priority Notice?
- Smoking Ban in Outdoor Dining Areas – regulations to commence 1 July 2016
- LG Insights | Doors open to roadside food stalls and perhaps much more?
- Expert Panel on Planning Reform final report - Response of the South Australian Government
- The Paior fix
- LG Insights | To ‘permit’ development – knowledge and control
- Failure to comply with statutory notice provisions for Category 2 and 3 development applications
- A best practice approach to investigations
- Giving directions in notices – clear and detailed is the key
- LG Matters | January 2014