Leanne specialises in local government, environmental and planning law, including heritage conservation matters and quasi-criminal prosecutions.
Having acted for Queensland local governments for over 20 years, Leanne understands the full spectrum of legislation and issues affecting local government.
She has broad experience across a range of areas, including waste and waste tracking, contaminated land, pollution and water pollution, building, plumbing and drainage, environmental compliance and regulatory matters, planning offences and governance issues.
In 2017, Leanne was a member of the Minister’s Heritage Working Group formed for the advancement of heritage related issues in Queensland, and she previously served two terms as a member of the Queensland Heritage Council. Leanne is the author of a legal text entitled The Enforcement of Planning and Environmental Laws in Queensland.
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