Matt Patterson

Matt Patterson



With over 15 years experience, I am a specialist mining, planning and environment lawyer.  I am based in p&e Law's Maroochydore office but also work regularly from our Cairns office and throughout Queensland. I also head p&e Law's Coal Seam Gas Team.

I have extensive experience in local, State and Commonwealth planning and environment law including the conduct of Planning and Environment Court, Federal Court and Land Court applications and appeals as well as related aspects of resources development such as exploration and mining, planning and development land acquisition, protected areas, vegetation, mining, water, carbon rights and offsets. I regularly advise local governments, developers and submitters in planning appeals throughout Queensland.

I am also an experienced native title lawyer having successfully negotiated major projects, been involved in native title litigation and law reform.

p&e Law
  • Local Government/TownPlanning/Environmental
  • Rural /Farming