MinterEllison expands National Environment and Planning practice with expert Resources Partner

2 mins  02.05.2019

Preeminent Planning, Energy and Resources expert Tim Hanmore has joined MinterEllison as a Partner, further boosting the firm's specialist Environment and Planning capability.

Previously with McCullough Robertson, Brisbane-based Hanmore brings extensive experience across all stages of the exploration, development and production lifecycle to MinterEllison's national Environment and Planning practice.

MinterEllison is ranked in Bands 1 and 2 by Chambers Asia Pacific 2019 for Construction, Real Estate, Government, Environment and Planning, and Infrastructure.

"As we continue to expand our national Environment and Planning practice, the addition of Tim not only adds specialist expertise, but also further enhances our ability to provide a complete suite of planning and environment services for major property, large infrastructure and energy and resources projects around Australia," said Virginia Briggs, MinterEllison's Infrastructure, Construction and Property Managing Partner.

Mr Hanmore is recognised for his results focus and plain speaking in acting for resources and energy companies in environmental management, together with conditioned approvals for major projects, government liaison, compliance and incident response, project acquisition and divestment.

He also advises coal and coal seam gas entities on development and product supply, complex overlapping tenement considerations, and the implications of the carbon regime.

"Tim's broad scope of practice areas has seen him advise on some of Australia's largest and most complex projects," said Simon Ball, MinterEllison's National Environment and Planning lead Partner. "His deep understanding of Queensland and federal environmental regulation enables him to deliver seamless advice."

"With a great blend of leading expertise and pragmatism, MinterEllison has exceptional knowledge and experience to offer industry," said Mr Hanmore. "I am delighted to join MinterEllison, and look forward to helping our clients realise their vision."

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