Jonathan is a construction disputes lawyer with more than 10 years’ experience advising the construction and engineering industries. Jonathan acts for property developers, building owners and managers, materials suppliers, head contractors, specialist trade contractors, and construction professionals.
He is experienced in complex, multi-party construction defects disputes and has appeared in the Supreme and County Courts, VCAT, and the Building Appeals Board. Jonathan regularly advises clients on compliance with the Building Act 1993, and works with expert witnesses on cases regarding technical issues within the National Construction Code and Australian Standards.
As part of his dispute resolution practice, he provides advice on defect remediation contracts for cladding replacement, fire engineering compliance, and satisfaction of building orders issued by municipal authorities.
Jonathan’s litigation practice includes making and defending claims for breach of contract, breach of common law duty of care, owners’ statutory warranty claims, protection work disputes, and dealing with industry regulators including the Victorian Building Authority and Energy Safe Victoria.
His focus is on achieving cost-efficient outcomes for his clients, and he regularly achieves early resolution of disputes through mediation and private negotiations.
Jonathan’s recent combustible cladding and building defect litigation experience includes:
Jonathan’s broader dispute resolution and litigation experience includes:
16 Feb 21 to 07 Dec 21
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our webinar series designed for port and terminal owners and operators. These webinars will provide insights on the current trends and issues that matter to you. Now more than ever ports are vital nodes in an increasingly complex web of trade routes that span the globe. COVID 19 is forcing most of us to reconsider how we do things, and ports are no exceptions. This series will look at how Australian ports might navigate the challenges and opportunities posed by 2020, and how 2021 might be their most interesting year ever.
20 Apr 21 to 23 Nov 21
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our 2021 Queensland Government webinar series which we have tailored specifically for lawyers working within Queensland Government departments, statutory bodies and authorities and government-owned corporations in Queensland. These monthly seminars will offer you insights, updates and practical tips from our experts on topics which we consider to be particularly relevant for lawyers acting in the Queensland public sector this year.
03 Aug 21
In this Compulsory acquisition for local government webinar, Planning & Environment Senior Associates, Tess Kerridge, and Rachel Foo, will discuss the compulsory acquisition process, including pre-acquisition procedures, alternative acquisition of land by agreement, the assessment of compensation, practical tips for running compulsory acquisitions and recent key Supreme Court decisions.