Andrew Williams practices throughout the State specialising in the planning and environment jurisdiction from p&e Law’s Maroochydore office. Andrew has a critical legal mind with up-to-the-minute knowledge of this specialised area of law. He provides clients with advice to achieve low risk, high value and timely outcomes. Andrew’s clients include developers, Councils and community interest groups.
Andrew provides due diligence advice, assists with problem solving in the course of development applications and conducts appeals and applications in the Planning and Environment Court.
Andrew also provides advice to councils to assist their strategic town planning and acts in the prosecution or defence of matters under the Nature Conservation Act 1992, Vegetation Management Act 1999, Integrated Planning Act 1997, Sustainable Planning Act 2009, Planning Act 2016 and Local Laws.
In addition to the usual range of MCUs and RALs, Andrew has recently been involved in some less common developments including solar farms, shooting ranges and motor racing facilities. Andrew has a particular interest in extractive industries projects.
Where litigation is unavoidable, Andrew maximizes his client’s prospects of success by critically analyzing the case, assembling the right team of experts and counsel for the job then managing the team to achieve the best result. Andrew’s record of success is enviable. Examples of litigation include:
Blacks Beach Cove No 2 v Mackay & Anor  2 QPELR 346
Parklands Blue Metal v Sunshine Coast & Ors  QPELR 479
To read the full history, issues and outcomes, click here Parklands Blue Metal PL v SCRC & Ors
Sunshine Coast Regional Council v Parklands Blue Metal Pty Ltd  QPELR 695
Allen v Cairns & Ors  QPEC 028