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Pioneering Women at Pikes & Verekers Lawyers

Veronica Pike, Jean Hill and Aline Fenwick, founding Partners of our firm have been featured in “Defending the Rights of All: A History of the Law Society of New South Wales” by Michael Pelly and Catherine Pearce. You can read more about their ground-breaking careers on our Timeline...
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Amendments to Compulsory Acquisition Law

The Land Acquisition (Just Terms Compensation) Amendment Act 2016 commenced on 1 March 2017. The key amendments are: 1. A 6 month minimum negotiation period prior to compulsory acquisition.  2.An increase in the maximum payment for “disadvantage resulting from relocation” in...
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Natural Sandstone Rock Face defended in Mosman

Roslyn McCulloch, Partner at Pikes & Verekers Lawyers, successfully defended Mosman Council’s refusal of an application to build a basement garage which would have included excavation into a natural sandstone rock feature which is adjacent to a heritage listed “divided...
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Approval for 4 Storey Residential Flat Building in Coogee

Roslyn McCulloch, a Partner and a Senior Counsel were recently involved in facilitating consent orders between an applicant and Randwick Council concerning a proposal for demolition of existing structures over two lots (including a tennis court and house), site consolidation and construction of...
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