Sydney Metro

Have you been contacted by Sydney Metro seeking to purchase your property, part of your property for a new metro station?

David Newhouse is one of only a few lawyers in Sydney who has been involved representing clients in compulsory acquisitions with Sydney Metro from the inception of the Sydney Metro Project in 2008. David has represented clients affected by Sydney Metro acquisitions in Schofields, Bella Vista, Norwest, Macquire Park, Crows Nest, Victoria Cross, Waterloo, Sydenham, Hunter Street, Martin Place, Dulhich Hill, Clyde, Westmead, Burwood, St Marys, Clyde, Artarmon, Five Dock, Parramatta, Burwood North, St Marys, Luddenhman and Bringelly has a full understanding of the project, implications and strategy to prepare the best just terms claim possible, tailored to your individual circumstances. Sydney Metro are required under the Land Acquisition (Just Terms Compensation) Act to pay your valuation and legal fees, so you will not be out of pocket for these costs.

David Newhouse, of Newhouse & Arnold Solicitors, has over 25 years of experience in land acquisition and just terms compensation matters in NSW and is considered by his peers to be one of Sydney’s leading land acquisition lawyers. David is a solicitor and former barrister experienced in land resumption and valuation matters and holds a Masters in Environmental Law. David is also a non-practicing certified valuer.

David appears regularly in the news fighting for process reforms and better treatment of affected owners by acquiring authorities. He was one of only two lawyers required to attend the recent Parliamentary Inquiry into land acquisition practices by acquiring authorities. David made submissions and answered questions representing affected land and business owners. David was referred to 40+ times in the Parliamentary Inquiry PC No.6 “Acquisition of Land in Relation to Major Transport Project” advocating for fair compensation and better processes for affected landowners.

David Newhouse regularly practices in the NSW Land and Environment Court and NSW Supreme Court in relation to land acquisition and land valuation claims and has the expertise to resolve a high percentage of claims well before they go to Court. Last year, Newhouse and Arnold Solicitors settled more 97% of claims without the need to go to Court.
Please contact David on (02) 9922 1100 for a free consultation regarding a land acquisition claim from Sydney Metro or send through your details using the attached form.

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