Land and Environment Court

Contact us    


The Land and Environment Court of NSW
Level 4, 225 Macquarie Street
Windeyer Chambers
Sydney NSW 2000

GPO Box 3565

Phone: + 61 2 9113 8200
Facsimile: + 61 2 9113 8222
TTY: + 61 2 9113 8208


Hours of Operation

The Registry office is open between 8.30am and 4.30pm Monday to Friday. For those wishing to observe a hearing of the Court, it is recommended that you check the Court List to ascertain the approximate start time.

Outside of the above hours, if you have an application that requires an urgent listing before a judge of the Court, please call the after hours number (urgent matters only) on 02 9113 8255 to get in touch with a registrar of the Court.


The Hon. Justice Brian John Preston SC, Chief Judge
Associate: Ms Elizabeth Orr
Researcher: Ms Geetanjali Ganguly
ph: (02) 9113 8261 fax: (02) 9113 8266

The Hon. Justice Nicola Hope Margaret Pain
Associate: Ms Fotini Avdoulos
ph: (02) 9113 8251 fax: (02) 9113 8277

The Hon. Justice Rachel Ann Pepper
Senior Tipstaff: Ms Tess McLinden
ph: (02) 9113 8231 fax (02) 9113 8288 

The Hon. Justice Tim Moore
Associate: Ms Peta Dixon
ph: (02) 9113 8268 fax: (02) 9113 8244

The Hon. Justice John Ernest Robson
Associate: Ms Pippin Pritchard
ph: (02) 9113 8271 fax: (02) 9113 8233

The Hon. Justice Sandra Duggan
Associate: Ms Kim Khong
ph: (02) 9113 8281 fax: (02) 9113 8244

Commissioners (including Acting Commissioners)

Any persons requiring to contact a Commissioner of the Court should contact the Court's registry on 9113 8200 and leave details of your request.

If you urgently need to contact a particular Commissioner after-hours in relation to attendance at a hearing (for example, flooding onsite, illness of a participant), you should telephone the Court's after-hours service on 9113 8255​. A Registrar will answer your call and put you in contact with the Commissioner.

For parties wishing to submit material (for example, conditions of consent) to Commissioners for Court purposes, contact the Court Registry and ask for the Commissioner's Support section.


Media contact

The NSW Land and Environment Court's media contact.

Need help with a tree dispute?

​The Tree Disputes Student Helpdesk is a free service provided by University Students to provide procedural assistance ​in tree dispute mattersRead More or contact the registry on 9113 8200 to make a booking.

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