A recent decision of the National Native Title Tribunal significantly expands activities that can be considered 'community or social activities' for the purpose of whether the expedited procedure under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) applies.
Marshall is a commercial litigation partner in Gilbert + Tobin’s Litigation Group.
With 25 years of experience he focusses on native title, environment, planning and other land access issues in addition to intellectual property, privacy and Freedom of Information issues.
He has been a key advisor to CITIC Ltd in its disputes with Mineralogy Pty Ltd and Clive Palmer, as well as advising the State of Western Australia in relation to native title and rectifying environmental approvals in relation to the James Price Point Development, protection and recovery of confidential information and other intellectual property; and enforcement of restraints of trade; native title and aboriginal heritage based commercial disputes including limitations on port use and dredging and other infrastructure issues; and trust remediation matters involving significant stakeholders (including BHP Billiton Iron Ore).
He also lectures in Mining and Petroleum Law at the University of Notre Dame Australia and has lectured in Equity at that institution and at the University of Western Australia.
Faye Van Heuven
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