Holly is a project approvals specialist with experience advising on native title, cultural heritage, environment, tenements, land access and other regulatory requirements for projects, with a focus on resources, renewable energy, carbon and public infrastructure projects.
Holly acts for private sector clients and government clients, including government owned corporations.
Holly has experience working in both front end advisory and regulatory litigation and dispute resolution, which enables her to provide considered advice on risk and strategy for projects including in relation to compliance with governing legislation.
Advising Ensham Resources on native title and cultural heritage requirements for the Ensham Mine near Emerald in Queensland
Advising Bowdens Silver on whole of project native title strategy and processes associated with its proposed silver mine near Lue in New South Wales
Advising various proponents of carbon projects and landholders on a raft of regulatory issues associated with carbon projects across Australia; developing and negotiating the project and native title agreements that underpin carbon projects
Acting for various proponents of resources projects and landholders in land access and compensation proceedings in the Land Court of Queensland
Acting for various defendants in regulatory prosecutions commenced by the State of Queensland for offences associated with environmentally relevant activities
Advising various local governments in Queensland and New South Wales on native title and cultural heritage requirements associated with public works projects