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Philip Couch
Senior Associate | Sydney

Philip is a senior associate in the Planning & Environment team within the Real Estate & Construction group.

Philip specialises in planning and environment law. He has experience advising on a wide range of environment, planning and local government matters including issues arising under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, Conveyancing Act 1919, Local Government Act 1993, Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997, Roads Act 1993 and the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974. Philip also regularly advises clients on compulsory acquisitions under the Land Acquisition (Just Terms Compensation) Act 1991. Philip has had the conduct of numerous Court matters relating to development appeals, civil enforcement, criminal prosecutions and judicial review proceedings.

In addition to his Bachelor of Laws, Philip has a Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours (Resource & Environmental Management).