Maria Comino has been a director of specialist water, environment, resources and planning law firm since 2010. She has extensive experience in legal advice work, policy and compliance. Ms Comino held senior public sector roles (from 1996 to 2010) in water, environment and planning law fields, and led project teams in various regulatory and policy reform processes. She advised senior executives on compliance and enforcement, as well as legal strategy and options for their business. Ms Comino also has experience in dispute resolution including litigation in the High Court, Federal Court, Appeal and Supreme Courts in NSW and QLD, and Land and Environment Court.