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ACT professional services list

A directory of solicitors and other legal professionals who specialise in the building and construction sector in Australian Capital Territory.

ACT professional services list

A directory of solicitors and other legal professionals who specialise in the building and construction sector in Australian Capital Territory.

The HIA is often asked by members and consumers to recommend a solicitor who practises in the area of building and construction and related areas. Unfortunately, the HIA cannot do this as it is not in a position to warrant the skills of a particular legal firm or lawyer. However, what the HIA can do is  set out a list of solicitors or other legal professionals who are sufficiently interested in the area of building and construction to become a member of the HIA. 

As the choice of solicitor or professional service provider is a very important one, we strongly recommend that you not only use this list as a guide, but that you contact some or all of the listed solicitors and discuss those issues of importance to you. Many of these solicitors will offer you an initial free consultation. 

Chamberlains Law Firm
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P: 02 6188 3600
E: hello@chamberlains.com.au
W: chamberlains.com.au

224 Bunda Street
Canberra ACT 2601

Chamberlains law firm in Canberra is a nationally recognised commercial practice, advising clients in relation to a broad range of legal areas, including commercial and property law, workplace law, business and corporate law, commercial litigation, dispute management and industrial relations.

Their building and construction law team has significant experience in commercial contractual arrangements, industrial relations and has a real understanding of business issues in the ACT. Terry Chamberlains, who is a Principal of the firm, is also a life member of HIA.

Harrington Hall Law Firm
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P: 02 6185 0999
E: hello@harringtonhall.com.au

Ethos House
Level 2, 28 Ainslie Place
Canberra ACT 2601

Led by Duncan and James, Harrington Hall’s focus is on delivering practical and cost-effective legal advice and solutions.

Harrington Hall’s areas of practice include commercial, conveyancing and property and building and construction law.

Their building and construction team can provide advice in all of areas of construction law, including general building disputes, construction contracts and security of payment claims. Harrington hall also offers site inspections for “on the spot” advice and guidance.

MV Law
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P: 02 6279 4444
E: info@mvlaw.com.au
W: mvlaw.com.au

Level 2
121 Marcus Clarke Street
Canberra ACT 2601

MV Law (formerly Meyer Vandenberg) is a leading commercial firm in Canberra with specialist expertise across a range of legal fields including commercial property law, construction law, corporate advisory, debt recovery, litigation, dispute resolution, employment relations and personal litigation.

Alison leads the employment, industrial relations and safety matters. She has experience handling the negotiation of enterprise agreements, determining employee entitlements, unfair dismissals, safety issues, and industrial relations matters involving unions on a range of issues including right of entry and workplace health and safety.

Alisa leads the firm's construction dispute resolution team. She acts for many of the ACT's largest developers, builders and project managers. Her team is highly skilled, both in successful litigation of large construction disputes, as well as swift and efficient resolution of home building disputes.

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