Full Name: Ms Juliet E Forsyth S.C.
Phone: +61 3 9225 8874
Mobile: 0438 003 601
Chambers: Owen Dixon Chambers West
Room: 2407
Date of Admission: 7 May 2001
Called to the Bar: 22 Nov 2001
Appointed Silk: 29 Nov 2018
Qualifications: LLB (Hons), B Sc


Juliet Forsyth specialises in planning, environmental, land valuation and administrative law. She regularly appears in VCAT and Planning Panels Victoria in matters relating to town planning and environmental issues. She has appeared in a number of high profile, significant and long running EES cases and government inquiry hearings. She has experience in the Supreme Court in relation to appeals from VCAT, restrictive covenants, land valuation, compulsory acquisition and judicial review. She also has experience in Freedom of Information and Privacy Act disputes. 

As part of her town planning practice, she appears and advises on a wide range of matters including medium and high density residential development, commercial and industrial land use and development issues, heritage, precinct structure planning and development contributions.

As part of her environmental law practice, she appears and advises on cases involving land contamination, extractive industry, hazardous waste, noise emissions, odour emissions, forestry operations, ground and surface water, impacts on flora and fauna and other ecological issues.

Areas of Practice


Commercial Law

  • Property & Probate

Environmental Law & Planning Law

  • Civil Enforcement
  • Merit Appeals
  • Mining
  • Planning Offences


  • Local Government

Public Law & Administrative Law

  • Information Privacy
  • Judicial Review
  • Merits Review

Committee Memberships

  • (Member) Innovation and Technology
From 9 May 2012, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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