- Gerard Timbs joins Norton Rose as environment and planning partner in Brisbane
- His appointment follows that of Senior Associate Wilfred Finn and Associate Dave Skerrett who recently joined the practice
International law firm Norton Rose has today announced the appointment of Gerard Timbs as environment and planning partner in Brisbane. Gerard joins from McInnes Wilson where he led the environment and planning practice.
He has significant experience in the areas of planning, land acquisition, valuation and environment law.
Norton Rose's environment and planning practice in Australia is the largest specialist environment and planning practice by size and spread in the country.
Wayne Spanner, Managing Partner at Norton Rose in Australia, said, “We act for Australia’s leading companies and government across the development, water, transport, energy and waste sectors. Gerard's expertise is an excellent fit for Norton Rose.”
The environment and planning practice at Norton Rose in Australia also works closely with our real estate, occupational health and safety and construction and engineering teams to advise clients in relation to development applications and approvals, environmental issues affecting property development, infrastructure projects and incident response.
Gerard's appointment, along with the recent additions of Senior Associate Wilfred Finn and Associate Dave Skerrett who also joined the Brisbane office, adds even more depth and talent to the environment and planning practice at Norton Rose in Australia.
For further information please contact:
Teneille Rennick, senior communications adviser, Norton Rose Australia
Tel: +61 2 9330 8926; Mob: +61 418 982 442
Samantha Magnusson, head of corporate communications, Norton Rose Australia
Tel: +61 2 9330 8138; Mob: +61 434 116 696
Notes for editors:
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