Paul Vergotis

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Paul Vergotis


About Paul

Paul heads the McCabe Curwood Planning and Environment Group and is recognised as one of Sydney’s most experienced practitioners in planning and environmental law. He is an Accredited Specialist in Planning and Environment Law and has recently been appointed a member of the Specialist Accreditation Planning and Environment Law Advisory Committee.

Prior to being admitted into practice, Paul worked in the areas of town planning, environmental compliance and corporate governance with a large local council. Combining his practical expertise with his technical knowledge, Paul is uniquely positioned to provide well-rounded and cost effective advice to suit individual client needs.

Paul specialises in Land and Environment Court of NSW litigation and provides detailed advice on a broad range of topics. He regularly appears as a solicitor-advocate in development appeals, statutory order appeals, compulsory acquisition matters, valuation cases, injunctive actions, civil enforcement and environmental prosecutions. His practice also extends to conducting regulatory matters and Local Courts and Tribunals such as NCAT and VCAT. In addition, Paul also provides advice in relation to licensed premises.

Paul is also a long standing member of the Local Planning Panels for Northern Beaches, Georges River and Strathfield Councils, which he chairs and appears as an expert member.


Supreme Court litigation

Land and Environment Court of NSW litigation in all class jurisdictions

Local Court litigation

Due diligence assessments for land transactions

Detailed planning advice work

Heritage and conservation agreements



Qualifications & Associations

Master of Urban and Regional Planning

Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Legal and Justice Studies

Member of New South Wales Law Society, Property Law Committee

Member of the Specialist Accreditation Planning and Environment Law Advisory Committee

Accredited Specialist (Planning and Environment Law)



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