Matt is a Senior Solicitor advising on environmental, planning, climate change and administrative law at the Environmental Defenders Office, Australia’s largest public interest environmental community legal centre. He has practised environmental and planning law in Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales and has worked in the public, private and non-profit sectors, including at the Victorian Department of Premier and Cabinet, Clayton Utz and Corrs Chambers Westgarth. Passionate about community, he has led Out for Australia Victoria, the Australian Law Students’ Association and his university law society. He currently serves as National Secretary of the Asian Australian Lawyers Association and as a Board Director of the National Environmental Law Association.
Matt holds undergraduate degrees in Law and Economics and a Master’s degree in Law from The University of Queensland. He also has a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from The Australian National University. He is currently undertaking a Master of Public Administration at Griffith University and a specialist LLM in Environmental, Natural Resources and Energy Law at the Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College in Portland USA. He teaches at various law schools in Sydney.
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