Gadens has appointed Danny O’Brien as the director of its planning and environment team.

O’Brien is recognised for his vast experience in major projects, government, and property development. He is an award-winning lawyer in the list of Best Lawyers Australia 2016-2019 for Land Use and Zoning Law, Government Practice and Planning and Environment Law.

O’Brien has represented local governments on local laws, enforcement, development assessment and environmental issues, governance, litigation and resumption matters.