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Brendan Tobin

Principal Lawyer, Newcastle

Brendan is a Principal Lawyer in DWF’s Planning and Environment team, and is based in our Newcastle office.
+61 (2) 4088 8608

+61 404 095 563

Brendan Tobin


Brendan is an experienced major projects lawyer working in the area of planning, environment, mining and renewable energy. Brendan has acted for a range of resource clients advising them on matters ranging from approvals for greenfield projects, mining lease processes, native title and water licensing.

Brendan has dual degrees, the first from the University of Newcastle in Commerce and Law, and the second a Masters of Law from the University of Melbourne.

Outside of work Brendan enjoys family time with his 3 young boys and hitting the beach.


  • Property Council of Australia
  • Law Society of New South Wales


  • Included in the Best Lawyers Australia list for Planning & Environment, 2017 - 2021

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