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Building and Construction

Whether you are a builder or a property owner in Melbourne, there are many complex legal issues associated with constructing or renovating a property. At Oldham Naidoo Lawyers, we have extensive experience acting for many different clients such as builders, engineers, property developers, architects, surveyors, tradesmen and home owners, in both domestic and commercial building matters. Our experience as construction lawyers is highly regarded in Melbourne’s legal circles.

Diverse experience in all building dispute matters

Oldham Naidoo Lawyers have acted on behalf of owners corporations and owners of apartments in complex matters to recover damages in the Domestic Building List of the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal regarding structural defects and claims against insurance companies.

We also assist trade associations and their members, including the Master Builders Association of Victoria. We have a diverse range of contacts within the industry and can assist with a wide range of construction defects, including providing advice on building contracts, owner’s corporation issues, and insurance claims. Our solicitors aim to provide our clients with cost-effective and timely resolutions to disputes.

A seasoned building lawyer for your domestic or commercial matter

Daniel Oldham is an experienced practitioner in this particular area of law. He has delivered presentations to the Master Builders Association and is a committee member of the Building Dispute Practitioners Society. His construction law experience includes both domestic and commercial matters.

Daniel also represents practitioners in regulatory and disciplinary proceedings under the Building Act in the Victorian Building Authority.

Daniel has been involved in many reported decisions in VCAT, including Mardel Constructions v Sinha (2009), Bellcon Developments v Triantafyllou (2010), Harkin v Renaissance Parquet (2013) and in the Supreme Court in Burbank v Owners Corporation (2015).

Daniel has also made successful applications to the Courts under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act including the reported decision of A and M Wilson v Lavandar (2009), Metro Partitions Pty Ltd v Ichor Construction (2012) and the leading Court of Appeal decision of Pearl Hill Pty Ltd v Concorp Construction Group (Vic) Pty Ltd (2011) and Supreme Court of Tasmania in Bold Vision v Laser Plumbing (2013).

If you are involved in this type of dispute or would like more information regarding this area of law, please contact Daniel Oldham or James Turnbull via email or by calling (03) 9640 0002.

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