Margie Tannock’s practice focuses on advising clients from all sectors on statutory approvals, corporate governance, compliance and public law. She works closely with clients to resolve regulatory risk across all aspects in corporate decision making, especially relating to major projects, environmental, planning and land access authorisations.
Margie delivers strategic advice and commercial solutions involving property and infrastructure developments. She has advised on regulatory permitting and licencing for major resource and energy projects, including port, rail and electricity generation. She works for a number of major property developers, in planning, land compensation and environmental litigation.
Margie has worked for the Commonwealth Director of Prosecutions in corporate criminal prosecutions, and has significant understanding of the legislative framework that governs the actions of company boards.
With long-term experience in public law, she advises many statutory authorities, including universities, private colleges, redevelopment authorities, local governments and state government departments. She has a particular focus on governance within these organisations, including advising executive councils and officer holders on obligations and liabilities.
Margie serves on the Advisory Board of the Centre for the Built Environment and Health, a research institute within the University of Western Australia, and the Board of Trinity College. Margie is also the current chair of the Governance Committee for the West Australian Cricket Association and is a Board Member of Fashion Council (WA).
She has lectured on property law and advocacy at the University of Notre Dame, Australia. Margie is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and has been previously been involved in mentoring with the Women in Mining and Resources Western Australia (WIMWA).
Regulatory Approvals – Land Developments
Global Compliance Solutions
Margie has long-term experience in government, regulatory engagement, compliance and enforcement. She has worked for federal and local governments, in prosecution and compliance roles. She advises clients on investigations; audits; compliance and enforcement; evaluation of market risks; strategic corporate compliance tools; dealing with demands from multiple regulatory agencies and global risk assessment and compliance solutions.
Energy and Resource Sectors