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Practice Areas

what we are expert at

Legal Practice Areas

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Building and Construction

She has represented many building and construction professionals including engineers, architects, surveyors, town planners, builders and sub-contractors.


Professional Indemnity

Long association with professional indemnity matters with a wide range of insurers including CGU professional risks, QBE, Allianz, Liberty Underwriting and Suncorp

Insurance Coverage Disputes

Worked on several significant insurance coverage disputes where the fundamental issues have been the ability of the insurer to rely upon the dishonesty & fraud.

Commercial Disputes and
International Arbitration

Laina has acted in a wide range of commercial disputes that have involved significant sums of money. Although not always the case, commercial disputes generally

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Property Disputes

Provide successful resolution of these property disputes, which can become bitter and entrenched particularly if they involve neighbours


Employment Disputes

Laina’s experience with contractual disputes has also seen her act in several employment disputes involving claims for damages for unlawful dismissals

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Personal Injury

Laina’s exposure to personal injury claims has arisen mainly through claims made on construction all risks policies as well as claims against building and construction professionals



Laina is acting for the Mayor of Ryde in Operation Cavill, a current investigation of ICAC.

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Cases and Articles of Note

Professional Negligence: 1. Aquatec-Maxcon Pty Ltd v Barwon Region Water Authority (No 2) [2006] VSC 117. 2. Brand v Monks [2009] NSWSC 1454.

Contact Laina : +612 8023 9026