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Lovegrove & Cotton

Principals Kim Lovegrove and Justin Cotton are building law experts practising at the oldest construction law firm in Victoria est. in 1993. Combined they have 70 years' experience in building law. Kim Lovegrove, past conjoint professor in building regulation, author of Lovegrove on Building Control and Disciplinary Hearings & Advocacy was the principal legal adviser on the Victorian Building Act and is a past Chairman of the BPB and a past Vic president of the AIB. 

Justin Cotton is the leading defence advocate in defending building practitioners in licensing and disciplinary matters.  
Experts in construction law, dispute resolution, contractual advice, Building Act, the VCAT, the Domestic Building Contracts Act, Land and Environment Court representation, Environmental Planning and Assessment Act advice, practitioner advocacy, representation in builder misconduct matters , planning law and commercial law.


Kim Lovegrove
Justin Cotton
Ph: 03 9600 4077


Level 40, 1
40 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000