Matthew’s practice encompasses planning, environment, local government and property law. He has appeared as advocate in the Magistrates’ Court, County Court, Supreme Court, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, Building Appeals Board, Planning Panels Victoria and Liquor Licensing Victoria.
Matthew’s skills also encompass compulsory acquisition matters, where he has acted on behalf of acquiring authorities and claimants.
Matthew appears for councils, developers, referral authorities and objectors in merits review applications at the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal and panel hearings. He also appears for councils, private clients and referral authorities in enforcement and prosecution proceedings.