Alex McGlue
Senior Associate

Alex McGlue
Senior Associate

Alex acts for landowners, property developers and community groups in relation to all aspects of property ownership and development.  Alex appears regularly in high profile court and tribunal proceedings and also provides strategic and commercially relevant written advice on complex legal issues. 

Clients and colleagues regard Alex as being particularly reliable in terms of service delivery, clarity of advice and achieving favourable outcomes. 

Alex has been recognised by the Doyle’s Guide 2016 as being a national Rising Star in the discipline of planning and environmental law.

In the area of town planning law, Alex regularly appears in merits review proceedings in the State Administrative Tribunal, judicial review and appeal proceedings in the Supreme Court of Western Australia and planning prosecutions in the Magistrates Court.  Alex also advises clients in relation to development and subdivision applications and presents deputations on behalf of clients at JDAP meetings.

In relation to environmental law, Alex regularly provides advice in relation to both state and federal environmental legislation, including the Environmental Protection Act and the EPBC Act, particularly in environmental approvals.  Alex also has significant expertise in relation to contaminated sites issues, including advice on the Contaminated Sites Act and advocacy before the Contaminated Sites Committee.

With regards to land compensation law, Alex has acted for dispossessed or affected landowners in obtaining compensation for compulsory acquisition or injurious affection.  He has also acted for acquiring authorities.  Alex has appeared in the High Court of Australia as instructing solicitor on a land compensation appeal and is therefore highly familiar with the relevant legal principles.

CONTACT
Direct  +61 8 9288 6890
Fax  +61 8 9288 6001
alex.mcglue@lavan.com.au

PRACTICE TEAMS
Planning, Environment and Land Compensation

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Town planning
Environment
Administrative law and judicial review proceedings
State Administrative Tribunal proceedings
Land compensation
Contaminated sites issues
JDAP deputations
Property due diligence
Conveyancing and land transactions
Drafting and reviewing contracts and deeds
General litigation


EDUCATION

Bachelor of Laws
University of Western Australia (2011)

Bachelor of Commerce
University of Western Australia (2011)


ADMISSIONS

High Court of Australia (2013)

Supreme Court of Western Australia (2013)


RECOGNITION

Doyle’s Guide: Planning and Environment Rising Star 2016


MEMBERSHIPS

Law Society of WA Environment (Town Planning and Local Government Committee)


PUBLICATIONS
21 November 2018
25 October 2018
19 September 2018
28 August 2018
How can I help you?
Contact Alex McGlue here.