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Amy Ryan

Planning & Environment

Amy’s legal knowledge of planning, environment, Local Government, evidence and court procedure ensures she provides informed, quality advice on a broad range of issues including statutory interpretation, permissibility of development, and ancillary aspects of the development assessment process. Amy’s attention to detail and commitment in delivering quality work has earned her the trust and respect of her clients.

In addition to being a qualified lawyer, Amy is an experienced town planner, working in Local Government for over ten years specialising in development assessment which gives her a unique understanding of Local Government, planning, development and environmental matters.

Amy obtained her Bachelor of Planning degree from the University of New South Wales where she graduated with First Class Honours and the University Medal.

After completing her law degree which she obtained from Macquarie University with Honours, Amy was awarded the Hyman Tarlo Scholarship for academic merit which enabled her to complete her Masters in Laws at Trinity College Dublin (University of Dublin, Ireland), in which she achieved First Class Honours with Distinction.

Amy’s background in town planning together with her legal qualifications and experience enables her to assist and represent clients in a range of litigious matters, including prosecutions, merits appeals and judicial review proceedings, in both the NSW Land and Environment Court and Local Court. Amy prides herself on providing pragmatic advice and her ability to negotiate to achieve the best outcomes for her clients.

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