Steven Shneider

Principal Solicitor

B.A. DipLaw (LPAB) GDLP

Practice areas: Local Government and Environmental Planning Law, Criminal Law, Administrative Law

Steven is an alumni of the Australian Government Solicitor and the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions.  He appears for our local government clients as a prosecutor and to defend Council’s decision making.  He also appears as a prosecutor in the Local Court for a State Government department. 

Steven is a skilled advocate who appears as a Defense Solicitor without Counsel in Local Court criminal hearings, District Court appeals and in District Court sentences.  He appears without Counsel in Local Court applications including AVO hearings and in classes 1,2,4,5,6 and 7 in the Land and Environment Court.

In the Land and Environment Court Steven appears before Commissioners in planning and other appeals. He will represent property developers in the Land and Environment Court, but never against a Local Government client. Steven appears in the NCAT for Councils and for private clients.

Steven advises on all matters relevant to his fields of practice. He can be trusted to provide honest and easy to understand advice.

Email: steven@hdo.com.au