Corrs Chambers Westgarth has appointed planning and development specialist, Michael Leong, as a partner in its Planning, Environmental and Local Government (PELG) practice. He will be based in Brisbane.
Michael has a strong profile in the Brisbane market and is a regular speaker at industry conferences.
Prior to Corrs Michael has been a partner at Norton Rose since 2006 where he was the workgroup leader of the Planning and Environment Group.
Michael is the immediate past President of the Queensland Environmental Law Association Inc and is currently on the Urban Futures board which provides strategic policy direction to Brisbane City Council. In addition to his legal qualifications, Michael also holds a Bachelor of Regional and Town Planning.
He is the fifth new partner appointed by Corrs this year.