Arie works with developer clients advising in
the area of planning law. Arie has been involved in a broad range of
development and redevelopment projects including the expansion of education
facilities, and, residential and multi-storey, mixed use developments.
Arie's work involves dealing directly with
Council officers, planners and legal representatives to assist clients in
obtaining excellent built form and economic outcomes.
Arie has been engaged by clients at various
project stages including from informal discussions to initial negotiations with
Council and other interested parties, right through to the litigating of
matters by way of proceedings in Class 1 of the Land and Environment Court.
Arie has assisted in a range of development
dwelling demolition and remodelling in a Heritage Conservation Area;
development, and medium to high density housing in Blacktown City Council;
storey mixed use staged development application; and
of granny flats.
In these matters, Arie utilises a combination of
research and analytical skills in both the law and town planning areas to provide a
holistic service for clients. Arie has also used these skills to deliver
several presentations to Government and private clients in relation to the use
of ePlanning and online spatial tools. He has contributed to a number of online
planning articles on various topics including the Apartment Design Guide and
waste regulation in New South Wales. Another article on misleading statements
about waste was published in Keeping Good Companies.
Arie regularly assists our property lawyers in
undertaking research and due diligence work to review controls and potential
development issues in real property transactions.
Arie is currently finishing a Masters in Urban
and Regional Planning where he has focused on urban renewal projects and
Arie has worked on a number of land acquisition matters for both
government agencies and private land owners. He has assisted both litigated (in
Class 3 of the Land and Environment Court) and non-litigated land acquisition
matters. A number of the matters Arie
has assisted on have involved complex town planning issues due to the acquired
property being in growth centre areas, which have impacted the land valuation.
Arie is also called on to advise in matters
licensing issues under the Liquor Act 2007
of physical commencement of development consents
- Class 2
appeals relating to tree matters in the Land and Environment Court
of existing consents
proposals and the Gateway process
which is required to be assessed by a Planning Panel
relating to the State Environmental Planning Policy (Infrastructure) 2007
cultural and built heritage dealt with under the Heritage Act 1977
regarding access to neighbouring land; and
access to information under the Government Information (Public Access) Act
Prior to joining Hunt & Hunt, Arie completed his year of practical
legal training at the Environmental Defender's Office New South Wales.
Arie co-authored the Australian Chapter of the Interlaw publications, Renewable Energies (1st ed, 2015,
Bruylant); and Nuclear Energy and Wastes
(1st ed, 2017, Bruylant).