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Phil Bisset
Partner
I am a town planning and property development expert, who is also a qualified town planner. The combination of legal qualifications and town planning experience enables me to work seamlessly with a diverse range of expert consultants and bring a unique perspective on complex planning cases.
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  • +61 419 339 941

My experience spans major urban renewal projects, infill residential projects, major shopping centre developments, retirement and aged care centres and tourism and leisure sectors.

I have worked on planning and development approvals, environmental assessments, and advise in regard to a broad range of issues, such as planning agreements, heritage and liquor approvals.

I have extensive experience as a solicitor advocate or counsel, or as junior counsel to specialist planning Queen's Counsel, in a range of planning and environmental jurisdictions.

I am also a Fellow of the Victorian Planning and Environmental Law Association and a Member of the Planning Institute Australia.

Career Highlights

  • Redevelopment of the Alphington former paper mill site
  • Rezoning and redevelopment of the former Lilydale quarry
  • Advising Scentre Group in relation to the Doncaster and Knox Shopping Centres
  • Advising a range of private developers on major mixed used inner city apartment towers
  • Advising on planning agreements for major infrastructure relating to brown and green field developments
  • Advising the Victorian government on the eGate project