Grant Christmas


Grant Christmas is a solicitor and the principal of Apex Planning and Environment Law. He is an experienced and respected practitioner in the areas of town planning, local government and environmental law.

In recognition of Grant's expertise he was awarded Specialist Accreditation by the Law Society of NSW in the area of Local Government and Planning.

Grant has over 23 years experience in local government administration, town planning, environmental assessment and planning and environmental law. Grant was previously an in-house solicitor at two Sydney councils and prior to that was an employed solicitor at a leading Sydney law firm within its Local Government and Environment Group.

Grant completed his Bachelor of Laws at the University of Technology Sydney during which time he was awarded the Abbott Tout prize for Local Government Law.

Grant is also a qualified town planner, holding a Bachelor of Town Planning from the University of New South Wales. He was admitted as a Solicitor in 1996.

Publications and Editorial Contacts

Local Government Planning and Environment NSW Volumes A and B, Looseleaf Contact: LN SC Publishing

Awards & Recognition

Law Society of NSW: Accredited Specialist (Local Government & Planning)

Areas of expertise
Local Government, Planning and Environment Law
Academic Qualifications
Bachelor of Town Planning (UNSW, 1989)
Bachelor of Laws (UTS, 1995)
Diploma of Practical Legal Training (College of Law Sydney, 1996)
Professional Organisation
Apex Planning and Environment Law
Solicitor and Principal
Professional Contact  
Tel: (02) 9939 8880