Tony Pickup, Principal Lawyer/Director
Local Government Legal is managed by the Principal Lawyer / Director, Tony Pickup who has provided legal services to a range of councils for over twenty (20) years.
Peter Caldwell has over thirty (30) years experience in providing legal services to a range of councils and commercial clients.
Ben Swain is an experienced lawyer specialising in planning, environment and local government law.
Rachael Webb has over fifteen (15) years experience acting for local councils, developers and regulatory agencies in Newcastle, Melbourne and the UK.
Marlie Caban is an Accredited Specialist in Local Government and Planning Law and has over ten (10) years experience in acting for councils and private clients in New South Wales.
Amanda Coleman has over fifteen (15) years’ experience working in both the private and public sector on a broad range of property and commercial matters with a focus on infrastructure.
Alex Rutherford was admitted as a Solicitor in 2020 and joined Local Government Legal in the same year, having previously worked with the firm whilst completing his studies.
Tony, Peter, Ben, Rachael, Marlie and Amanda are assisted by Carole Cox, a Paralegal with over twenty-five (25) years experience in local government, planning and environmental law, commercial law and conveyancing.
Tony, Peter, Ben, Rachael, Marlie and Amanda are assisted by Julie Lutovac with over thirty (30) years experience in conveyancing and commercial law.