Pikes & Verekers Lawyers has long been regarded as a pre-eminent firm in the area of local government law. We act for over 20 local councils in New South Wales and advise on the full spectrum of legal issues facing modern councils regardless of their location. We are proud to have had a long association with both metropolitan and country councils.
Councils look to Pikes & Verekers Lawyers to advise on property issues including leasing, acquisition and sale of property, and governance matters including code of conduct, liability and immunities. We regularly provide advice on land use matters including enforcement and prosecutions.
Pikes & Verekers Lawyers is known for its expertise in advising local government on planning and environmental law including litigation in all classes in the Land and Environment Court and in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal.
Our team, including Stephen Griffiths, Julie Walsh, Peter Jackson, Roslyn McCulloch, Gary Green and Michael Hewett, has more combined years of legal experience in advising local government than any other firm in New South Wales.