EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE
Jim offers a breadth of expertise in property, planning and environmental law.
He advises and represents NSW local councils, state government authorities (including local development corporations) and community groups on property, heritage, development, and planning and environmental matters.
He also offers a highly-specialised knowledge of strata and community title development.
Prior to joining Moray & Agnew as a partner in 2015, Jim practised in the commercial, planning and property departments in leading Sydney and London law firms.
Jim is admitted to practice in NSW and the High Court of Australia.
Jim is known for working closely with his clients to navigate contentious and non-contentious legal matters relating to the development, ownership and use of land.
Recently, Jim successfully represented Muswellbrook Shire Council in the important rating case of Mangoola Coal Operations Pty Ltd v Muswellbrook Shire Council  NSWLEC 66.
Publication and Papers
Jim has been published in LexisNexis’ Local Government Reporter and Banking & Finance Law Bulletin.
Awards and Accolades
The 2020 edition of renowned legal directory The Legal 500 notes our Property team as having ‘considerable expertise and knowledge in property / leasing issues and are responsive especially when there are strict time frames’ and ‘The team is extremely knowledgeable, efficient and good value’.