Hubert is a planning and environment lawyer. He completed a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) in 2015 and was admitted as a lawyer in 2016. He previously completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting) at Monash University in 2009.
Whilst at University, Hubert formed part of the winning moot team at the national Michael Kirby Moot Competition. He also participated in the preparation for the 2013 Victorian University Willem C Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot held in Vienna. He founded an innovative seminar series for advocacy at Victoria University aimed at assisting other students to improve their advocacy. It aimed to forge strong professional links with the judiciary and legal leaders.
Hubert advises clients on a diverse range of planning and environment matters including:
– Liquor license applications and objections; and
– Local government matters.
– Statutory and strategic planning matters;
– Planning permit appeals;
– Environmental and planning opportunities and risk management;
– Land use, including use characterisation and existing use rights;
– Rezoning of land;
– Management of contaminated land particularly asbestos;
– Heritage Council matters;
– Compulsory acquisition and compensation.
Hubert is a Committee Member of the VPELA Young Professional Group and Law Institute of Victoria’s Planning & Local Government Committee. In 2016 he was awarded the Victorian Planning Environmental Law Association (VPELA) Young Professional of the Year.
Since 2015 he has been a Tutor for the joint Humboldt University (Berlin) / Tulane University (USA) ‘International Summer School on Alternative Dispute Resolution’ in Berlin. In 2017 he was invited to take up a position as lecturer for that program and looks forward to returning in July.
In 2017 Hubert stepped up as chair of the Property and Environmental Law Section Environmental Issues Committee.
Hubert is an advocate who thrives on any opportunity to use his skills for Kellehers’ clients. He regularly appears at Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal and Planning Panels Victoria in complex town planning, property, and environmental matters
Phone: (03) 9429 8111