Our services

Land compensation

Representing owners of property subject to reservation and compulsory acquisition (taking) by local government, Main Roads and other government infrastructure bodies.

What we do

We provide advice in relation to, and manage all aspects of, land compensation claims. We assist landowners comfortably navigate their way through the land compensation process, ensuring they understand their property rights and that those rights are protected and enhanced. We represent clients in private negotiation, proceedings in arbitration, the State Administrative Tribunal and the Supreme Court.

Dealing with the authorities

We have extensive experience in dealing with acquiring authorities, relieving affected landowners of the concern of dealing directly. Representation by lawyers with in-depth knowledge of land compensation who understand the practical requirements, along with the interaction of legislation and case law is invaluable when formulating a claim. We analyze each affected landowners’ claim on a case by case basis to ensure all possible entitlements are taken into account.

  • Extensive experience dealing with acquiring authorities
  • In depth knowledge of land compensation law
  • Analysing on a case by case basis to obtain all possible entitlements

Dealing with the experts

Formulating claims for compensation requires detailed legal strategy, supported by expert evidence on the potential use and value of the affected land. We use and instruct experts familiar with land compensation from a variety of disciplines to address the individual needs of each claim. We are highly experienced in reviewing and critiquing expert evidence, to ensure that our clients compensation claims are robust and defensible.

  • Legal strategy supported by expert evidence
  • Experienced in testing the experts
  • Robust and defensible claims

Outstanding legal and commercial knowledge

Why we stand out

Our lawyers have a clear knowledge of the marketplace, and a high level of understanding of the constantly developing commercial and regulatory challenges that our clients face. This knowledge combined with our industry experience allows us to promptly determine our client’s requirements and strategically position them in a manner that achieves their outcomes.


Listening to and understanding the individual needs and objectives of our clients and tailoring strategies to achieve them.
Anticipating legal issues that may arise and working with clients to take proactive steps to minimise legal risk.


Successfully representing some of Western Australia’s most innovative and dynamic individuals and businesses.
Resolving client’s most complex and challenging legal issues, transactions and disputes.

Specialised Practice

Utilising our unique skills and experience in our specialised areas of practice areas to assist clients comfortably navigate complex legal issues.
Ensuring clients both understand their legal rights and that those rights are protected and enhanced

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We understand that each matter is unique, and we provide personal legal services that are tailored to each client’s specific needs.

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