Carter Newell strengthens the team

Carter Newell Lawyers is pleased to announce, Hannah Riggs joining the Partnership in our Planning & Environment team, Brisbane.

Brisbane Partner Johanna Kennerley said, “Hannah is extremely well known and highly regarded in the Planning and Environment sector, having dedicated over 14 years developing her speciality.  She is well known in the Planning & Environment sector acting in many significant matters. Most importantly, Hannah has shown that she shares the firm’s values and will continue to ensure the CN workplace is one that is welcoming and safe.”

With a background in commercial litigation, Hannah provides both private and public sector clients with pragmatic advice relating to planning and development approvals, environmental compliance, incidence response, litigious negotiation and matter strategy.

Hannah acts for a vast array of clients including extractive resource operators, developers, government entities, retirement facilities, receivers and managers and land owners.  She undertakes complex litigation and has appeared on behalf of her clients in the Planning and Environment Court, the Court of Appeal and the Land Court and in September 2022 was announced President of the Queensland Environment Law Association (QELA).

“The firm is thrilled to welcome Hannah to the partnership. Hannah is incredibly aligned with our culture, this elevation reflects the continuing growth and successful planning across the firm’s key practice areas,  and confirms our commitment to providing high level specialised service to our clients”, said Managing Partner, Paul Hopkins.

Carter Newell Lawyers is an award winning specialist law firm that provides legal advice to Australian and international corporate clients.