Brendan Dobbie acting principal solicitor - EDO NSW

Introducing our new Acting Principal Solicitor

We’re delighted to announce that Brendan Dobbie has taken on the role of Acting Principal Solicitor at EDO NSW, standing in for Elaine Johnson while she is on parental leave from 10 September 2018.


Brendan joined EDO NSW in August 2015 and has been working as a Senior Solicitor in the litigation team where he has run a number of key cases.

Right now, in addition to supervising the work of all EDO solicitors, Brendan is working on civil enforcement proceedings in relation to allegations of unlawful water pumping on the Barwon-Darling River. This case is listed for hearing in the Land and Environment Court in November 2018.

Before joining the EDO, Brendan was a solicitor in the Planning & Environment group at Clayton Utz in Sydney.

Brendan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications/Law (BA Comms/LLB) from the University of Technology, Sydney, and a Masters of Environmental Governance (MSc) from the University of Freiburg, Germany.