Noni Shannon

Partner
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

Sydney
Australia
T:+61 2 9330 8346
Sydney
Australia
T:+61 2 9330 8346
Noni Shannon

Noni Shannon

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Biography

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


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Knowledge

Climate change litigation update

Publication | February 05, 2020

Australia: New funding for Queensland carbon farming projects

Publication | January 16, 2020

Urgenda Foundation v Netherlands: Historic climate change decision upheld

Publication | December 23, 2019

Sustainable cities

Publication | December 18, 2019