Noni Shannon is an experienced environment and climate lawyer based in Sydney and advising clients across Australia.
She advises Government and the private sector on the environmental and planning aspects of major project development, in particular on the redevelopment of former industrial sites, waste to energy projects, renewable energy developments and more traditional energy generation infrastructure. This work includes obtaining Commonwealth and state environmental and infrastructure approvals, advising on the remediation and development of contaminated land, biodiversity and native title and Aboriginal heritage.
Noni’s significant experience in climate law includes advising on the Direct Action Plan and Clean Energy Legislative Package, the renewable energy credit and renewable energy target schemes and carbon offset and biobanking schemes. She has worked closely with Commonwealth and state government agencies on the development, implementation and regulation of carbon reduction and renewable energy schemes, including acting on large Government funding programs in the renewable energy and clean technology areas.
Noni has extensive experience in the waste, water and renewable energy sectors and was recently ranked as a leading lawyer in Environment for Chambers Asia-Pacific and Best Lawyer for Climate Change Law in Best Lawyers in Australia
On 10 November 2016, the Australian Government ratified the Paris Agreement. .
January 17, 2017
The NSW EPA has announced its intention to repeal the controversial ‘proximity principle’. This repeal is intended to be implemented in conjunction with broader reforms for the management of construction and demolition waste in NSW..
November 01, 2016
Norton Rose Fulbright acts for Qube Holdings on landmark Moorebank freight infrastructure project.
February 01, 2017
Norton Rose Fulbright acts for energy giant BP on acquisition of Woolworths’ retail fuel business.
January 30, 2017