Elizabeth Wild

Partner | Environment & Planning Team Leader
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

T:+61 2 9330 8753
T:+61 2 9330 8753
Elizabeth Wild

Elizabeth Wild


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Elizabeth Wild is an environmental lawyer based in Sydney.

Liz has a particular focus on contamination and pollution and is recognised by her clients, peers and legal directories as a leader in her field.

Clients call upon Liz to help them tackle environmental issues such as negotiating the sale and purchase of contaminated sites and obtaining planning and environmental approvals for the remediation and development of contaminated land. She also advises on environmental due diligence, licensing and compliance issues and pollution law, as well as drafting and implementing environmental management systems.

One of Liz's career highlights has been acting for Jeffman Pty Limited in an action it successfully brought against the NSW Environment Protection Authority in the first ever legal challenge under the Contaminated Land Management Act 1997 (NSW).

Liz acts for large manufacturing companies, government agencies, listed property trusts and property developers. Her clients include Sydney Trains, RMS, Orora, SUEZ, Payce Properties and the Department of Defence.

Professional experience

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  • Federal Court of Australia
  • High Court of Australia
  • Supreme Court of New South Wales 1991
  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Italian


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