About Us

McLeods is Western Australia’s only firm that specialises primarily in local government law, with 40 years of experience representing local governments throughout the state.

This wealth of experience makes us WA’s leading firm in general local government law, planning, property, environmental and native title law. Since the beginning we have been recognised for our expertise and forward-thinking approach to all matters affecting the operation and administration of local government.

Our primary practice areas include:

  • Planning, environment and heritage law
  • Property and development
  • Compliance and enforcement
  • Governance and administrative law
  • Commercial Law
  • Employment and safety law
  • Rates and debt recovery
  • Litigation and dispute resolution

At McLeods, we are committed to providing excellent results for our clients by bringing to the table specialised knowledge, personal services and decades of industry experience.

Our team is made up of some of the foremost experts in the field, many of them having taught university courses in administrative, constitutional, town planning and property law.

Our Clients

We pride ourselves on providing our clients with relevant and practical support, and we are dedicated to forming and maintaining long-lasting relationships with them.

As WA’s pre-eminent local government law firm, our clients include most of the state’s local governments.

We are a preferred supplier of legal services for the Western Australian Local Government Association (https://walga.asn.au/) and as part of our commitment and contribution to local government in WA, we are delighted to be a foundation sponsor of LG Professionals WA (https://www.lgprofessionalswa.org.au/).

In addition, we maintain a strong connection with industry bodies such as LG Professionals WA, the Western Australian Local Government Association, the Urban Development Institute of Australia, the Planning Institute of Australia and the Local Government Planners Association.