Brian McMurdo
Special Counsel

Brian McMurdo
Special Counsel

Brian McMurdo is a special counsel in Lavan’s Planning, Environment and Land Compensation team. 

Brian specialises in planning, environment, land development, public infrastructure, land acquisition and  land compensation and has more than 38 years’ experience in these areas.

Brian has practised both within government and for the private sector.  In his previous role as a senior assistant Crown Solicitor, Brian acted for the government in areas of land compensation, land acquisition, major projects and public infrastructure and was involved in all aspects of  planning and environmental processes.

Brian's practice involves strategic advice, negotiations, statutory approval processes and proceedings in all jurisdictions.

CONTACT
Direct  +61 8 9288 6893
Fax  +61 8 9288 6001
brian.mcmurdo@lavan.com.au

PRACTICE TEAMS
Land Compensation
Mining & Resources
Planning, Environment and Land Compensation

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Administrative law
Compulsory acquisitions
Environment
Heritage issues
Insurance
Land compensation
Local government
Native title
Natural resources
Planning
Property
Public liability
State agreements


EDUCATION

Bachelor of Laws
University of Western Australia (1980)

Bachelor of Jurisprudence
University of Western Australia (1979)


ADMISSIONS

High Court of Australia (1991)

Supreme Court of Western Australia (1981)


MEMBERSHIPS

Law Society of WA

Planning Institute of WA


PUBLICATIONS
19 September 2019
19 August 2019
24 July 2019
20 June 2019
How can I help you?
Contact Brian McMurdo here.