Senior General CounselEnergy, Environment and Regulation
Sacha has over 20 years of experience and practises in resources and energy law, environmental law, constitutional law, statutory interpretation and legislative development. He has particular expertise in the establishment and operation of multi-jurisdictional legislative schemes and in the law governing the offshore waters within Australia’s jurisdiction.
His principal clients include the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry; the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water; and the Department of Industry, Science and Resources.
Sacha leads the Energy, Environment and Regulation team in AGS’s Office of General Counsel. Previously, he was General Counsel at the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (2017–2018), and chief legal adviser to the Treasury (2011–2013).
Areas of law
Property and environment
- Knowledge of key environmental legislation, including the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
- Statutory interpretation
- Legislative development
Legal briefing - Gas pipeline reforms
Publication date: 17 March 2023, reference number LB126