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Anthony Kelly
Partner,
Mellor Olsson Lawyers

Anthony joined Mellor Olsson in 2003 and became a Partner in 2008.

Anthony practises extensively in all areas of corporate and commercial litigation, including on contractual and property disputes, matters involving the Competition and Consumer Act, the Corporations Act and debt recovery.

As a recognised planning expert, he frequently provides advice to Councils, developers, individuals and representative bodies regarding the Development Act. He assists with development applications and submissions and regularly appears before Council Assessment Panels, the ERD Court and the Supreme Court of South Australia.

His experience in this area includes judicial review proceedings, land use and zoning matters, enforcement proceedings, fire safety and Building Code matters, significant tree matters and matters involving Land Management Agreements.

In addition to his significant Local Government planning and development practice, Anthony also has a particular focus on assisting Councils with Section 270 reviews and Code of Conduct complaints, as well as procedural matters such as delegations and reviews of Council processes and decisions made by Councils.

He regularly provides seminars to Councils, Elected Members and Development Assessment Panels regarding planning and Local Government matters.