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:
22 Mar 22 to 22 Nov 22
In this seminar series, we look at the opportunities and issues for major infrastructure projects across a range of sectors, including health, housing and new energy. This seminar series is being offered in our Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney offices. Registration for this seminar series is complimentary and now open.
07 Apr 22 to 10 Nov 22
More than ever, ports are vital nodes for an increasingly complex web of international trade and supply chains. Ports have become an increasing focus for security, environmental and competition regulation and their role and efficiency within global supply chains is being scrutinised by governments and industry alike. At the same time, ports find themselves at the forefront of the development and facilitation of alternative energy sources, often literally acting as the gatekeepers for the inflow of such technology and projects into Australia or out to the rest of the world. This series will look at how Australian ports might navigate these challenges and opportunities in 2022.
10 May 22 to 29 Nov 22
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our 2022 Queensland local government seminar series which we have tailored specifically for mayors, councillors and Queensland local government employees including lawyers, town planners and compliance officers. These seminars will offer you insights, updates and practical tips from our experts on topics which we consider to be particularly relevant for local governments.