Building and Construction Law

Q&A Feature – Lawyer Interview with Flora Wambeti from Wambeti Legal
Building and Construction Law
Q&A Feature – Lawyer Interview with Flora Wambeti from Wambeti Legal

Featured Article by Lan Mai It was a real privilege to interview Flora Wambeti from Wambeti Legal in construction law, an area deserving great attention since Construction is Australia’s largest industry and with the increase in building sector collapses, it is no surprise that the topic has received much media attention. Flora’s journey in the […]

Recent Changes in Victoria – Who Can Become a Building Practitioner
Building and Construction Law
Recent Changes in Victoria – Who Can Become a Building Practitioner

All states in Australia, and across most of the common law world, ensure the registration of building practitioners. relevant regulatory authorities have required it be established, broadly speaking, that the person applying to be registered, be a ‘fit and proper person’ to be eligible. Recently, however, in Victoria, some changes to the old paradigm have […]

Australia’s Current Building Compliance Issues
Building and Construction Law
Australia’s Current Building Compliance Issues

With the Lacrosse fire in Melbourne, the Opal Tower scenario in Sydney, along with other fires and building safety and defect issues in buildings in Australia and overseas, we are increasingly seeing that prior to the drama occurring, the problems or potential problems with the building were known. With the Opal Tower situation, for example, […]