Marcus Heath2

Marcus
Heath

Senior Associate

Marcus’ areas of practice include planning, environment, building, public health law, local laws/domestic animals and water law. He provides advice to local councils, government departments, water businesses and private clients and acts for clients in compliance and enforcement matters under a range of legislation. In addition to his legal qualifications, Marcus has an undergraduate Arts Degree (Honours) majoring in Geography and Environmental Science.

Experience

  • Prosecutions, enforcement and compliance - various legislation, including planning, environment, building, public health, domestic animals and local laws
  • Regular appearances in the Magistrates' Court and the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal
  • Preparing guidance and training materials for Government - including the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 'Implementation Toolkit' and 'Guidance Manual'; the 'Stronger Planning Enforcement Framework'
  • Drafting commercial agreements
  • General advice regarding land use and planning, environmental management and impact assessment
  • Advice on property law litigation
  • As well as a lawyer Marcus is also a trained geographer
  • Legal education services to client and industry groups