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Why Choose Jones Hardy for Your LAND AND ENVIRONMENT COURT case?

Navigating the complexities of land and environmental disputes requires a law firm that understands the intricacies of property rights, environmental regulations, and local governmental policies. Jones Hardy Law is your dedicated partner in addressing these challenges effectively.

At Jones Hardy, we provide:

Expertise in Environmental and Land Law:

Our attorneys specialise in the nuanced areas of land use, environmental impacts, and regulatory compliance, ensuring comprehensive legal coverage.

Customized Legal Strategies:

We develop tailored approaches to each case, from negotiating with regulatory bodies to representing clients in the Land and Environment Court.

Proactive Representation:

Our proactive legal tactics aim to prevent disputes before they escalate and efficiently resolve those already underway.

Ongoing Support and Guidance:

Navigating land and environmental law can be complex and stressful. We support our clients through every step of the process, providing clarity and reassurance.

Who Is This For?

This service is ideal for property developers, businesses, and individuals in NSW dealing with disputes related to land use, environmental regulations, or property rights.

Why It Matters:

Disputes over land use and environmental impact can have significant consequences for your business operations and property value. Effective legal representation is crucial to navigate these disputes, ensuring compliance with laws while advocating for your interests.

What You Can Expect From Us as Your Attorneys:

  • In-depth Consultations: We begin by thoroughly understanding the specifics of your situation and the legal landscape that affects your case.
  • Strategic Planning: Our team provides strategic advice tailored to your specific challenges, from securing permits to challenging unjust regulations.
  • Vigourous Advocacy: We are committed to representing your interests robustly in court or in negotiations, ensuring the best possible outcome.
  • Continuous Updates and Support: You will receive regular communication about your case, keeping you informed and confident in your legal strategy.


What types of cases does the Land and Environment Court handle?

The Land and Environment Court handles disputes related to planning, environmental, development, building, and land valuation matters. This includes appeals against decisions made by local councils or state agencies.

How can I contest a local council's decision on land use?

To contest a council's decision on land use, you can file an appeal with the Land and Environment Court. This requires preparing a case that may involve submitting evidence that supports your claim and demonstrating how the decision was inconsistent with local planning laws or was unreasonable.

What are the implications of breaching environmental regulations?

Breaching environmental regulations can result in significant fines, remediation orders, and potentially criminal charges. Legal representation is crucial to mitigate these penalties or to argue the validity of the alleged breach.

How do I apply for an environmental permit?

Applying for an environmental permit typically involves submitting detailed plans and environmental impact assessments to the relevant governmental body. Your lawyer can help ensure that your application is compliant with all legal requirements to maximise the chance of approval.

What should I do if my property is subject to an environmental protection order?

If your property is subject to an environmental protection order, it's important to comply with the order and consult a lawyer to discuss your rights and any potential for appealing the order based on its merits or on procedural grounds.

Can I appeal a decision made by the Land and Environment Court?

Decisions made by the Land and Environment Court can be appealed on the basis of legal errors to a higher court. Such an appeal requires a detailed assessment of the original case to identify appealable issues.

What are the legal considerations for developing land near protected areas?

Developing land near protected areas requires careful consideration of environmental protection laws, biodiversity conservation, and potentially national heritage regulations. Legal advice is essential to navigate these complex legal frameworks and to propose sustainable development practices.

How does the court assess environmental impact statements?

The court assesses environmental impact statements (EIS) based on their thoroughness, the accuracy of the data, and the adequacy of the proposed mitigation measures. An EIS must adequately address all potential environmental impacts and propose feasible measures to minimise negative effects.

Next Steps:

  • Contact Us: Begin with a confidential consultation to discuss your land or environmental dispute. Reach us by phone, text, or our online booking platform.
  • Understand Your Legal Standing: We will clarify the legal framework relevant to your case and outline potential strategies.
  • Develop a Tailored Legal Approach: Together, we'll craft a precise action plan aimed at achieving your goals effectively and efficiently.
  • Stay Informed: Our commitment is to keep you well-informed and prepared at every stage of the legal process.

It's All About Trust.

At Jones Hardy, your legal journey is guided by experts dedicated to achieving the best outcomes. Our tailored legal strategies, combined with our commitment to your well-being, ensure that we are the right choice for handling your drug crime case.

Why trust Jones Hardy for your legal journey?
Here are four compelling reasons:

  • Personalised Legal Solutions: Tailored strategies designed to address your specific challenges and objectives.
  • Expert Guidance: Benefit from The Jones Hardy Legal Team’s extensive experience and innovative methodologies.
  • Strategic and Well Planned Solutions: Team Effort of Reasearch, Preparation and Legal Solutions for impactful outcomes.
  • Proven Success: A strong track record of results across all Family law, Criminal law and Civil law cases types.

Book a Confidential Legal Consultation:

Book a consultation and use our meeting to know us, our approach, solutions, communication style, and whether our way of serving clients makes you feel comfortable entrusting us with helping you with your case.


Research our legal team and firm reputation online. Experience often translates into a deeper understanding of the law, potential options and solutions in navigating complex legal scenarios effectively.

Jones Hardy Client Success Stories

We have a professional track record of satisfied clients. Looking at our case studies and testimonials can give you insights into how well we can take care of you and your case.

Building a Better Civil Law Case

Facing civil law challenges can be daunting, which is why we at Jones Hardy Law have created the "You and Your Lawyer" preparation document. This guide is designed to help you understand what to expect from your lawyer and what they will expect from you, ensuring you gather all necessary documents and information before your meeting. It also includes practical advice on managing the emotions and stress that often accompany legal issues, helping you to stay focused and effective throughout your legal journey.

After familiarising yourself with the guide, the next step is to book a private legal session with Jones Hardy Law. During this session, we will tailor a legal strategy to your specific needs, building on the foundation set by the guide. This personalised approach ensures you are not just prepared but also confident and ready to tackle your civil law challenges with our expert support. Download the guide and book your session today to take control of your legal journey with confidence and expertise.

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Navigate Land and Environmental Challenges with Confidence
with Jones Hardy Law: Here's How

Secure expert legal representation to protect your interests in land and environmental matters.

  • Book an Appointment or Call: The only way for both of us to determine if we can help you achieve a positive resolution is to start a conversation. Book an appointment or call Jones Hardy to discuss the specifics of your situation.
  • The Jones Hardy Philosophy and Approach to Resolution: Understand the core values and strategies that drive our continued case successes.
  • A Guide to Explaining Your Case to Your Lawyer: This guide will help you prepare the details of your case effectively.
  • Questions We Need Answers to and Questions You Might Want to Ask Us: These prompts will help build a solid foundation for our communication and ensure we cover all critical aspects of your case.

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By the end of our call, you’ll know exactly what you should do next


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