Parramatta Light Rail Project – Stage 2

Have you been contacted by Transport for NSW seeking to purchase your property, part of your property, or take out a lease over your property for Stage 2 of the Parramatta Light Rail Project – Stage 2?

David Newhouse, of Newhouse & Arnold Solicitors, is one of Sydney’s leading compulsory acquisition lawyers, with over 25 years of experience in land acquisition and just terms compensation matters in NSW. David has the knowledge and experience to maximise your claim for compensation from Transport for NSW for the Stage 2 Parramatta Light Rail Project.
We understand that there will be 14 stops from Parramatta, Camelia, Rydalmere, Ermington, Melrose Park, Wentworth Point to the Sydney Olympic Park. The light rail will terminate at Carter Street and a number of residential and commercial properties are affected by the Parramatta Light Rail Project.
David acted for numerous landowners affected by Stage 1 of the Parramatta Light Rail Project and has a full understanding of the project, implications and strategy to prepare the best just terms claim possible from Transport for NSW, tailored to your individual circumstances.
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 certified valuer. David 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. All matters that went to Court last year were also settled before any hearing.
In 1999, David Newhouse was involved in the largest land acquisition in New South Wales, involving 770 claimants seeking compensation for the Jervis Bay National Park, a matter which went to the High Court of Australia

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 to make submissions and answer questions representing affected land and business owners. David Newhouse was referred to 41 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 is considered by his peers to be one of Sydney’s leading land acquisition lawyers. He was recently involved in full and partial acquisitions for land and business owners affected by the:

  • · Parramatta Light Rail (Stage 1)
  • · Metro Stations at Parramatta, Westmead, Burwood, Waterloo, Martin Place, Hunter Street, North Sydney, Rose Hill, Castle Hill, Bringelly, St Marys, The Bays, Crows Nest, Bella Vista
  • · Mulgoa Road Widening
  • · M4 widening
  • · M12 Kemops Creek
  • · Pacific Highway Upgrade Coffs Harbour
  • · Jervis Bay to Sussex Inlet Upgrade
  • · Singleton Bypass
  • · Blackheath to Lithgow Bypass
  • · Berry Bypass

Please contact David on (02) 9922 1100 for a free consultation regarding Parramatta Light Rail Project – Stage 2, or send through your details using the attached form. All your legal and valuation fees are required to be paid by Transport for New South Wales to ensure that you are not out of pocket.

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