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Dale Ellerman


Dale practices extensively in Planning and Environment Law and related jurisdictions and is recognised as an expert in his field. He is passionate about achieving successful outcomes for his clients.  He appreciates this can only be achieved with teamwork and collaboration between the client, their consultants and their legal advisor.


Dale has served a large range of clients from urban developers to agribusiness clients in a diverse range of projects including high rise residential and commercial buildings, shopping centres, mixed industry and business areas, industrial estates, residential subdivision, sporting and community facilities, heritage and character issues, broad scale land clearing, retirement villages, major medical facilities, major livestock facilities and master planned developments.

Dale is a father of two and shares his life with Sakitha in vibrant West End, Brisbane.  When not at work Dale attempts mountain biking, running and travelling through Europe.


  • Admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of Queensland 1996

  • Bachelor of Law from University of Queensland

  • Bachelor of Science (Terrestrial Ecology) from University of Queensland

  • Masters in Law from the QUT (Town Planning and Environmental Law)

  • Member of the Queensland Environmental Law Association

  • Member of the Queensland Law Society


Read Dale's latest insights on planning and environment, resumption and property issues.


Let us peel back the ever increasing layers of planning and environment legislation, at every level of government.


Check out Dale's upcoming events or recordings available from past events.

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