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With a bachelor degree in both town planning and law (with honours), Romy joined the firm’s town planning practice in March 2010. Romy acts predominately for private developers.

In 2015, Doyle’s Guide ranked Romy in the top ten “Rising Stars” in the Planning and Environment Jurisdiction throughout Australia. Since then (2017-2022), Romy has been consecutively recognised as a recommended ‘town planning and development’ lawyer by Doyle’s Guide. Most recently, Doyle’s Guide recognised Romy as a Leading Lawyer in the 2022, 2023 and 2024 guide.

Romy has also been included in the 2019, 2020, 2023, 2024 and 2025 editions of Best Lawyers in Australia for her Planning and Environment law work.

Romy’s practice involves:

  • Appearing as an advocate before the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) and Planning Panels Victoria;
  • Appearing at VCAT compulsory conferences;
  • Acting as an instructing solicitor for Counsel at hearings and compulsory conferences;
  • Providing strategic and commercial advice regarding planning matters, including planning scheme amendments applications for planning permits, restrictive covenants and building matters; and
  • Preparing Section 173 agreements.

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