Pippa Sampson


B.A, L.L.B.

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An advocate for Local Government having gained experience as a Ministerial Adviser/Personal Secretary to the Minister for Planning and Environment before joining the firm in 1982 and then later returning in the late 1980s.

Pippa was admitted to practice in 1981 and became a Partner in Goddard Elliott in 1989.

Main Areas of Practice

Planning and Environment Law, commercial litigation, commercial property matters and property advice, Estate law primarily relating to litigation arising out of Wills.

Pippa works in all kinds of commercial disputes in both the Federal Court and the Supreme Court, and the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Representing Local Government and private individuals and developers at planning Tribunals and Courts, including prosecutions and enforcement and providing planning advice.


Private companies, private individuals, local Councils and private developers.