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Construction Law Fundamentals

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Construction Law Fundamentals

Date & TimeTBC
Format Webcast, Workshop
Price

Member

$360.00

Non-Member

$480.00

CPD Units 3
  • Substantive Law
Venue LIV, Level 13, 140 William Street, Melbourne View Map

This practical workshop is designed to provide essential learnings to practitioners who specialise in construction law, providing key updates and insights on building and construction practices and legislation, including recent issues with combustible cladding.

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  • Full Description

    This practical workshop is designed to provide essential learnings to practitioners who specialise in construction law, providing key updates and insights on building and construction practices and legislation, including recent issues with combustible cladding.

    Main topics:

    • Combustible cladding – key issues and developments
    • Recent developments in domestic building and owners corporation disputes
    • New DBDRV certification requirements
    • Managing legal risk in construction matters
  • Presenters

    St John Frawley, Partner, Thomson Geer

    Jennika Anthony-Shaw, Barrister, Victorian Bar Jennika practises in commercial litigation, with a focus on Building and Construction, Property, Trusts and Insolvency. She also acts in related professional negligence matters and administrative law reviews involving building practitioners, engineers, architects and project financiers. Jennika has appeared in the Victorian Supreme Court (led and unled), the County Court and VCAT. She is also briefed in both international and domestic arbitration proceedings. Prior to coming to the Bar, Jennika was Associate to the Honourable Justice Vickery at the Supreme Court of Victoria, in the Technology, Engineering and Construction list (TEC). She has lectured at Melbourne Law School and is reporter of the Commonwealth Law Reports.

    Jillian Johnston, Principal, Johnston Construction Lawyers In 2007 Jillian commenced her own firm Johnston Construction Lawyers, which acts for builders, developers and owners. Practice areas include advice and front end construction, planning matters and litigation. Jillian is a former member of the Building Appeals Board, having been appointed from 2006 to 2012. Prior to that, Jillian was a Senior Associate at Wainwright Ryan where she focused on construction law; a principal of her own law firm, Johnston-Phelps Solicitors; in-house Counsel for the Housing Guarantee Fund Ltd (now merged with VMIA); and worked for a civil litigation and criminal practice in South Australia.

  • Learning Outcomes

    By attending this session, you will:

    • Become a better advocate of your clients’ interests by equipping yourself with an improved awareness of key developments and trends in building and construction law
    • Build a toolkit of knowledge and skills to advise clients on risk management and dispute resolution with greater confidence