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Professional services list (NSW)

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

Professional services list (NSW)

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 services 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. 

 

Name Address Details 

Adams & Partners Lawyers

Mr Peter Adams

Tel: (02) 4722 6600
443 High Street, Penrith NSW 2750  

Adams & Partners Lawyers have been associated with the Housing Industry Association since 1983 and have, since that time, provided legal advice to builders and professional trades persons in not only building law, but in such matters as general litigation, family law, succession planning, corporate and business structures, wills and conveyancing. They continue to represent builders in providing advice and representation in all Courts and Tribunals. Please contact Peter Adams.

Bridgeford & Associates Lawyers

Dr Sam Bridgeford

Tel: (02) 8966 9700

www.bridgefordlawyers.com.au
Suite 3, 11 Victoria Parade, Manly NSW  

Bridgeford & Associates – Lawyers specialising in acting for clients in the home building industry.  Principal Sam Bridgeford is accredited as a specialist in Employment and Industrial Law by the NSW Law Society. Sam is supported by experienced lawyers.

Key practice areas include:

  • Building and Construction Law
  • Employment and Industrial Law
  • Commercial Law and Tax Litigation

They offer expert specialist knowledge in a boutique firm environment.  They are proactive, respond quickly, have an easy manner, flexible and cost effective.

 

Doyles Construction Lawyers

Mr Jim Doyle

Tel: (02) 9283 5388
 Level 2, 148 Elizabeth Street, Sydney NSW 2000 Doyles Construction Lawyers is a national legal services firm that specialise in Construction Law. Established in 1991, the firm has over 25 years of experience in the building and construction industry and operate out of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. Their lawyers are equipped to handle and act in all types of projects from small scale residential projects to major commercial and civil developments. Contact Doyles Construction Lawyers by phone or email for a free consultation and to discuss how they can help you today.
 

Harrington Lawyers

Mr George Hayek

Tel: (02) 9642 7748
 

Suite 601, Level 6, 55 Harrington Street 
The Rocks NSW 2000

 

Harrington Lawyers are construction and property lawyers that can handle any construction matter anywhere in Australia and New Zealand. Harrington specialises solely in construction, property, planning and WHS Law. Their lawyers have a wealth of experience not only as lawyers in construction but also in construction as builders and property developers and have hands on experience in the industry and understand the issues having been in the builders shoes. Take a look at Harrington’s website or contact Harrington Lawyers to discuss how they can help you. Their Director will provide any of HIA’s members the first two (2) hours of work free of charge.

 

Mitchell & Shorten Lawyers

David Mitchell

Tel: (02) 9400 3801

www.mitchellshortenlawyers.com.au
 

Suite 4,
11 Victoria Parade 
Manly NSW 2095

 

Mitchell & Shorten Lawyers specialise in residential building matters.  They advise sole traders and small to medium firms on all building related issues and regularly appear in Tribunals (NCAT) and Court.  Principal lawyer David Mitchell brings not only legal expertise but commercial and industry knowledge.  He has worked as a project manager in the building industry, is a chartered accountant and holds degrees in building, commerce and law.  Also assist clients with:

  • employment law
  • business/tax law

Please call us for an obligation free discussion.

 

Snelgroves Lawyers & Notary Public

Peter Snelgrove

Tel: (02) 9868 2688

www.snel.com.au
Suite 21, Level 9, AWA Building,
45 – 47 York Street, 
Sydney NSW 2000 
 A boutique law firm committed to understanding its clients’ needs while providing a professional and experienced service in an open and friendly environment.  
Peter Snelgrove has been a senior external solicitor for the HIA since 1984 providing 
advice to the homeowners, builders and subcontractors.   Peter also lectures and presents to builders, experts and architects in relation to Construction Law.  He is a Notary Public, a Governor of the Australian & New Zealand College of Notaries and the Chairperson of the NSW Division.

Peter is well known and respected within the construction litigation field.  He and his experienced team look forward to being able to assist you.

 

The Quinn Group – Solicitors & Chartered Accountants

Mr Michael Quinn

Tel: (02) 9223 9166

www.quinns.com.au

Level 1, 105 Pitt St
Sydney NSW 2000

 
 

An integrated firm of lawyers, accountants, auditors and financial planners. Our lawyers and accountants have been helping businesses (Developers, Builders and Contractors) in the building and construction industry with litigation and mediated matters for over 25 years. Wherever possible they quote fixed fees and are happy to provide an obligation free one (1) hour consultation to provide you with all possible options relating to your building and construction matter.

 

Watkins Tapsell Solicitors and Barristers

Ms Sonja Daly

Tel: (02) 9521 6000

www.watkinstapsell.com.au

Level 3, 550 Princes Highway, 
Kirrawee NSW 2232

 
 

For over 20 years Sonja Daly and the team at Watkins Tapsell have been dealing with various areas of law including: 

  • Building disputes
  • Construction Litigation in all courts. Sonja is also a part time member in the Consumer and Commercial Divisions of the New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Please call Sonja Daly for an obligation free discussion or visit their website.

 

King Cain Solicitors

Mr Paul Carver & Mr Jim Matthews

Tel: (02) 6333 4400

www.kingcain.com.au/building
 

Level 1, 4/90 Keppel Street,
Bathurst NSW 2795

 

Operating in the building and construction industry in regional areas is different to operating in the city. So having legal experts in the building, construction and business sectors, who live, work and play in regional NSW is advantageous to you and your business. 

Paul Carver, Partner and Business Accredited Specialist, has been active in the construction sector, serving builders, sub-contractors and suppliers to the sector for more than 25 years. Paul and the team provide expert advice in building and construction, employment and workplace relations, commercial litigation, debt recovery, contract advice, business structures and property conveyancing. 

Call Paul and the team at King Cain for a free initial consultation.

 

MJO Legal Solicitors

Mr Peter James

Tel: (02) 6642 2044
 

79 Victoria Street 
Grafton NSW 2460

MJO Legal  have been associated with the Housing Industry Association since 2016 and has, since that time, provided legal advice to builders and professional trades persons in not only building law, but in such matters as general litigation, family law, succession planning, corporate and business structures, wills and conveyancing. They continue to represent builders in providing advice and representation in all Courts and Tribunals. Please contact Peter James. 

Mr James will provide any of HIA’s members the first two (2) hours of work free of charge.

 

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

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