DibbsBarker builds on Property offering with new partner appointment

Services: Property & Projects
Industry Focus: Property
Date: 14 November 2012
DibbsBarker has appointed respected planning and environment lawyer, Penny Murray, as a Partner. Penny will play a role in the firm’s Property, and Energy, Resources and Infrastructure Industry Groups, two of the firm’s five key industry focus areas.
 
Penny has 13 years of experience advising both public and private sector clients on the legislative and regulatory landscape surrounding planning as well as environmental issues and compliance. Penny also has extensive experience in resumption, compensation and valuation matters.
 
“Penny is a leader in her field of planning and environment and will add further depth to the firm’s offering and competitive position in the market. She will contribute considerably to growing the firm’s already established Property industry profile and presence on the eastern seaboard, along with our Energy, Resources and Infrastructure Group,” said Alan McArthur, Managing Partner.
 
Linda Morris, the Partner leading the DibbsBarker Planning and Environment team said, “Penny is a welcome addition to DibbsBarker, and we are delighted to have her on board. Penny’s profile, experience and in-depth industry knowledge will further strengthen the team’s existing skill set in this increasingly complex and regulated area of practice.”
 
In light of the recent review of the NSW planning legislation and the anticipated changes which may take place next year, Penny will play an instrumental role in assisting DibbsBarker clients to prepare for and respond to any changes that take place.
 
Commenting on her appointment, Penny herself said: “I’m looking forward to complementing and broadening the range of services offered by DibbsBarker, a firm known for providing quality advice, being accessible and responsive, and developing strong personal rapport with clients.”
 
Penny is recommended in Best Lawyers 2012 and in the Doyle’s Guide for Planning and Environment. She joins DibbsBarker from Minter Ellison.
 
Penny will be based in the DibbsBarker Sydney office.
 
More information:
 
Please click here to view a brief profile on Penny Murray. If you would like any further information, or would like to obtain a photo of Penny, please contact:
 
Dora Antoniou | Communications Coordinator
T +61 2 8233 9704
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