Jane Hewitt

Jane specialises in Planning, Government and Environmental Law. She is an Accredited Specialist in Local Government and Planning law.

Jane offers developers, land owners, state and local government premium quality advice in all industry sectors including , residential and commercial development, renewable energy and infrastructure.  Jane appears regularly in the Land & Environment Court of NSW in all classes of matters. Jane particularly enjoys solving issues for clients and developing strategies to achieve desired outcomes.

Jane has been named in Best Lawyers™ Australia for Government Practice and Planning and Environmental Law.


Jane’s recent experience includes advising:

  • Deicorp Pty Limited on the preparation of various planning agreements for residential development sites;
  • Taralga Wind Farm No 1 Pty Ltd on planning and environmental law for State Significant Development of a 51 Turbine windfarm and associated transmission line at Taralga issues involved modifications of consent, threatened species, bio banking and interpretation of conditions during construction phase;
  • Cbus Property on the master plan development of New Market Green at Randwick, advice on various other development at Epping and North Sydney;
  • Georges River Council on the successful Class 5 prosecution of construction company and landowner for pollute land and unauthorised filling of land; and
  • Competitive Foods Australia Pty Ltd on environment and planning due diligence for purchase of Waste Facility which involved consent issues and contamination issues.

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