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Land Development and Compulsory Acquisitions

Matthew Susic



Matthew is a solicitor in the Land Development and Compulsory Acquisition team at Best Hooper, having joined the team in 2024.

Matthew has more than 5 years of experience in representing landowners in compulsory land acquisition matters.  Matthew has represented a range of different clients, from a board of directors to private individuals, across all stages of the compulsory acquisition process.  This experience allows Matthew to be able to provide his clients with strategic and practical advice whilst also understanding that each property and individual may be impacted differently by the compulsory acquisition process. 

Matthew is also able to assist in relation to compensation claims arising from Public Reservations such as Loss on Sale claims.

Projects that Matthew has acted for landowner claimants include:

  • Suburban Rail Loop
  • Level Crossing Removals
  • Melbourne Metro Rail Project (Metro Tunnel)
  • Upgrade of the Doyles Road and Midland Highway roundabout, Shepparton
  • Upgrade of the Pound Road and Shrives Road roundabout, Hampton Park

In addition to this experience, Matthew also has a broad litigation background, which allows him to ensure his clients’ rights and interests are always best protected.

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