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Environment and Planning Law Committee

Environment and planning law spans all areas of the law and transcends legal jurisdictions. Not all our members practise environmental or planning law, nor is it a requirement for joining our committee. From their work and study, our members are constantly developing scenarios in a wide range of areas of law and bringing their ideas and strategies to our monthly meetings.

Environmental law is tangible – we can often see the physical effects environmental legislation has on the world around us. If you have an interest in planning law or the new and up-and-coming laws affecting Australia’s backyard, such as water law and the CPRS, then the Environment and Planning Law Committee is for you.

Come along to a meeting – we welcome all interested students and young lawyers who like to engage in a healthy debate in an atmosphere that encourages a diversity of ideas and opinions.

Despite our differences we share a common passion – to strive for the protection of the environment.

About Us

Activities & Events

The members of our committee include pracititioners and law students from across the legal profession. What we share is a passion for environmental and planning law. More…

The Committee’s work includes community forums on environmental law issues, submission-writing and professional development seminars. More....

Get involved & FAQs


How to participate in the Committee and answers to some Frequently Asked Questions.  More...

We provide a number of information resources, including newsletters, useful website links and publications. More…

Join Us

Monthly Meetings

To join the Committee you don't need to be an expert in the field, just passionate about the cause. Please use the Committee sign up form to subscribe to our email list.

Most NSW Young Lawyers Committees meet once a month at The Law Society. View the full list of dates and get involved.