Rebecca Hoare


Rebecca Hoare is an environment and planning partner for Norton Rose Fulbright and heads the environment and planning team in Australia.

She has nearly 20 years’ legal experience and practises in environmental, planning, climate change, carbon farming and carbon pricing, native title, and Aboriginal cultural heritage law in Queensland, Northern Territory and Western Australia.

Rebecca has been recognised by peers in the Best Lawyers list for mining law, planning and environment law, climate change law and land use and zoning law, and is ranked in Chambers Asia Pacific Guide as a leading lawyer for environment (which includes climate change).

In 2018, she was recognised by Best Lawyers as ‘Lawyer of the Year’ for Land Use and Zoning Law and was part of the national team recognised by Best Lawyers as ‘Law Firm of the Year’ for Environment and Planning in 2018 and 2019.

She is the recipient of the Euromoney Australasian Women in Business Law Award for environment and planning in 2014, and the UDIA Women in Development Excellence Award for environmental law in 2008.

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