By Ben Fuller
The Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 (POEO Act) gives a public authority broad powers to recover pollution clean-up costs from any person who it ‘reasonably suspects’ of having caused that pollution.
Ben is a special counsel in Gilbert + Tobin’s Real Estate and Projects group.
Ben’s specialisation includes advising on all aspects of environmental impact assessment and approvals strategy, planning and environment law advice and litigation, remediation and development of contaminated land and corporate environmental due diligence.
Ben has successfully advised corporate and government clients on the development of complex projects in a wide variety of industry sectors.
Ben has qualifications in Law (Honours), Science (Environmental Science) and Town Planning.
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