Felicity Niemann Wallmans Lawyers Adelaide

Felicity Niemann


Felicity has comprehensive experience as a specialist planning and environment lawyer who provides practical and straightforward advice. Felicity has practiced exclusively in this area for many years and is well known in the South Australian jurisdiction. As a result, she was listed in the 2021 Doyles Guide to Leading Planning and Environment Lawyers (South Australia).

Felicity regularly represents both private and public sector clients on a variety of Court matters including planning appeals, judicial review, civil proceedings and prosecutions.

Her experience includes the provision of advice on all matters arising under the Development Act 1993 and related legislation. She also has an in depth understanding of the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016 as we transition towards full implementation of South Australia’s new planning scheme.

As a dedicated planning and environment law practitioner, Felicity also has experience in dealing with native vegetation, environmental licensing, regulatory and approvals, statutory agreements, State and local heritage, major infrastructure and property development, compulsory acquisition, national park management planning, Crown development and public infrastructure.

Felicity is active and dedicated to her industry and regularly conducts training and presentations either in-house or with allied professional associations including the Planning Institute of Australia and the Local Government Association.  

Felicity has a Bachelor of Laws (with Honours) and Bachelor of Arts (majoring in Politics) degrees from the University of Adelaide and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.

Memberships / associations

  • The Law Society of South Australia
  • The Law Society of South Australia - Planning, Environment and Local Government committee
  • Property Council of Australia - Mainstreets committee
  • Planning Institute of Australia 
  • National Environmental Law Association


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