DZS

Daniel
Silfo

Senior Associate

Daniel specialises primarily in Local Government prosecutions. Daniel has extensive experience in conducting prosecutions throughout Victoria and has obtained great results for clients for breaches in relation to building, planning and environment, public health, domestic animals and local laws. In addition Daniel provides advice and training to Local Government on these areas.

Experience

  • Prosecutions, enforcement and compliance for Local Government various legislation including Building Act, Planning and Environment Act, Public Health and Wellbeing Act, Domestic Animals Act, Road Management Act and Local Laws.
  • Regular appearances in the Magistrates’ Court, County Court (appeals), VCAT and Building Appeals Board.
  • General advice and training to Local Government regarding Building Regulation.
  • Providing advice and training to Local Government in relation to all aspects of carrying out a prosecution (from evidence gathering to the process through the Courts).
  • Regular attendee and speaker at the Victorian Municipal Building Surveyors Group (VMBSG) meetings and annual conference.

Leadership

  • Member of Victorian Municipal Building Surveyors Group (VMBSG)
  • Member of LIV
  • Member, Planning Enforcement Officers Association 
  • Member, Victorian Planning and Environmental Law Association