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James Walkley

Consultant
Chalk & Behrendt Lawyers & Consultants

James has practised as a solicitor since 2000. In that time, he has worked extensively on native title and land rights matters, across South Australia, Queensland, Victoria, New South Wales and Western Australia. His expertise includes litigation of native title claims in the Federal Court; future act negotiations and implementation of agreements; certification of ILUAs and native title claims; litigation relating to future act processes (compulsory acquisition), corporate governance and decision-making processes by Aboriginal groups and corporations; negotiating Aboriginal heritage processes under State and Federal laws, and disputes about the operation of those processes; and resolution of disputes between Aboriginal people and representative bodies.

Highlights of his work include representing the nguraritja of De Rose Hill (SA) and representing the Goolarabooloo People in relation to native title, Aboriginal heritage and future act issues at James Price Point (WA).

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