Kyra’s expertise is unrivalled in her field. She is the only environmental lawyer in South Australia with qualifications and practical experience in both Chemical Engineering and Law. It’s a potent combination and her clients quickly realise the benefits. In 2014, for the third consecutive time, Kyra was named as a leading Planning and Environment lawyer in South Australia in Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession. Also in 2014, she was recognised in ‘Best Lawyers Australia’ for her expertise in planning and environmental law.
Kyra brings valuable industry insight and expertise to her role as head of our Environment, Climate Change and Planning practice area. Kyra’s combination of technical and legal expertise enables her to talk to clients, engineers, regulators and industry consultants in their own language. For Kyra, it’s almost like being bilingual – it’s an invaluable skill that makes it easier to resolve issues for everyone involved.Send a Message
With in-house experience in managing the impacts of a carbon-constrained economy, Kyra has advised a wide range of clients on their liabilities under the carbon pricing scheme and the pass-through of carbon costs. Kyra has particular expertise in dealing with site contamination, environmental compliance and project approval issues and is a key advisor to the property development sector and a range of resources clients including petroleum, geothermal energy and mining companies. She also has significant expertise in the wind energy and wine sectors.
Kyra brings a real-world perspective to both sides of an issue and works closely with her clients and with regulators to identify, negotiate and implement solutions that comply with business objectives as well as regulatory requirements.
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