Construction & Building Law

We can assist with the entire building and construction process

Expert advice and guidance

As a part of our Civil Litigation service, we have developed expertise in the building and construction industry and have particular experience in a range of complex matters including:

  • Cladding (Aluminium Composite Panel) Cases;
  • Building Disputes in the range of $200,000 to $10,000,000;
  • Complex advisory roles for Architects, Engineers, Contractors, Builders and Developers; and
  • Applications and responses under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payments Act 2001.

Who we work with

We commonly represent a wide range of clients in the building industry, including:

• Developers (2-30 Unit developments)
• Builders (Small to Medium – sub $20,000,000)
• Corporations (Manufacturing, Engineering and Architecture)
• Contractors and Sub-Contractors
• Home Owners

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Our Experience

Below are examples of the timely and cost efficient results we achieve for our clients

Minesco Pty Ltd v Anderson Sunvast Hong Kong Ltd [2017] VSC 299 (Supreme Court of Appeal)

We acted for a corporation on appeal to the Supreme Court of Appeal in relation to a adjudication determination – our client was successful in the appeal and in obtaining a costs order as against the defendant, a foreign corporation.

LG Projects Pty Ltd v Arcon Developments Pty Ltd (Adjudication)

We acted for a subcontractor in the preparation and filing of an Adjudication Application. We obtained an adjudication determination against the builder for a significant amount which was later issued as a Court judgment.

Lendlease Building Contractors v Philip Chun and Associates and Ors (Current)

We act for a Defendant in the highest current test case for ACP (Cladding) cases; providing advice and advocacy in a case before the Supreme Court of Victoria.

Obligation Free consultation

If you are looking for trusted and personal relationship with your lawyer please feel free to contact us for an obligation-free consultation to see what we can do for you.