Charmian Barton has 20 years' experience advising corporate and government clients in the areas of environmental law, planning and heritage law, water law, administrative law, and indigenous cultural heritage. She conducts due diligence for commercial and property transactions, assists clients to navigate state and federal approval processes, and regularly appears before the WA State Administrative Tribunal. Ms Barton also advises clients on the management of contaminated land and brownfields redevelopment. She works with proponents of major infrastructure and energy projects, developers, healthcare providers, manufacturers, retailers, emissions-intensive industries and environmental consultants. Ms Barton is ranked as a leading lawyer in the area of Environment by Chambers Asia-Pacific and has been named in Best Lawyers™ Australia for Government Practice, and Land Use and Zoning.