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Professional services list (ACT)

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

Professional services list (ACT)

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

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. 

In this article

  • List of professional service providers

List of professional services providers

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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Mr Terry Chamberlain

Mr Scott Chamberlain

Tel: (02) 6215 9100

Unit 116, Level 1,
24 Lonsdale Street,
Braddon, ACT 2612


Chamberlains Law firm is a Canberra medium-sized commercial practice, advising clients in relation to commercial and property law, business and corporate law, commercial litigation and dispute management and industrial relations. Terry has significant experience in commercial contractual arrangements, industrial relations and has a real understanding of business issues in the ACT. Terry is also a life member of HIA.

Kennedy & Cooke Lawyers
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Mr Geoff Knox

Tel: (02) 4472 4999

K&C Batemans Bay,
Suite 9, Annettes Arcade,
9-11 Orient Street,
Batemans Bay NSW 2536

The South Coast's and Ulladulla's premier law firm, with offices across six locations spanning the Shoalhaven and Eurobodalla, providing a range of services.

K & C Offices are located in the following areas:

  • Batemans Bay
  • Sussex Inlet
  • Ulladulla
  • Narooma
  • Sanctuary Point
  • Merimbula
McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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Mr Ben Gulan

Tel: (02) 6201 7222


Level 6, 40 Marcus Clarke Street,
Canberra ACT 2601

McInnes Wilson Lawyers is renowned for consistently out-performing larger competitors on price, service, value and technical excellence across a broad range of specialised legal services. With offices located in Canberra, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide.

Ben's areas of practice are Property and Construction and Financial Services.

Meyer Vandenberg Lawyers
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Ms Alisa Taylor

Tel: (02) 6279 4444


Level 2,
121 Marcus Clarke Street,
Canberra, ACT 2601

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.

Jennifer leads the employment, industrial relations and safety matters. She has experience handling the negotiation of enterprise agreements, determining employee entitlements, unfair dismissals, safety issues, industrial relations matters involving Unions including the CFMEU 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.

To find out more, contact HIA Building and Planning Services.

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