Head Office : Level 11, 456 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Geelong Office : 38 Myers St, Geelong, Victoria 3220

Phone : (03) 9070 9885

Phone(03) 9070 9885

After Hours/Urgent Enquiries0412 513 915

Construction and Building Disputes

Proudly serving Melbourne, Geelong and regional Victoria

Gallant Law provides advice and representation to individuals/businesses in the building industry or property owners involved in a legal dispute associated with domestic or commercial construction including renovations.  

Experience in Construction and Building Industry

Gallant Law’s General Manager, George Cassimatis, has years of practical and legal experience in the building industry. As General Manager of Boral Bricks (roofing, clay, and concrete), Director of Ideal Building Products and CEO of Casa Geo, George brings to our firm a wealth of knowledge and associations in the building industry. This means our clients can be confident their representation understands their charges providing the highest standard of service for their defence.

Our firm represents various groups in the construction and building industry including:

  •   Builders
  •   Tradespeople
  •   Contractors/sub-contractors
  •   Project Managers
  •   Architects
  •   Engineers
  •   Surveyors
  •   Property Developers
  • Land-owners and homeowners that are facing proceedings at Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) for disputes over construction defects, building contracts, home warranty or insurance claims.

Gallant Law’s construction industry legal expertise includes:

checkmark Disputes over construction and building defects

checkmark Contractual disputes between builders, contractors, and sub-contractors

checkmark  Advice on licences and permits

checkmark  Litigation representation at VCAT

checkmark Out of court dispute resolution, mediation, and negotiation

checkmark Regulatory and disciplinary proceedings by the Victorian Building Authority, the Building Practitioners Board and VCAT

We also represent builders and associated individuals/businesses involved in regulatory and disciplinary proceedings initiated by the Victorian Building Authority, the Building Practitioners Board and the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT).

When it comes to representation from a qualified lawyer who knows the building and construction industry contact Gallant Law. Servicing Melbourne, Geelong and regional Victoria, Gallant Law’s experienced team of lawyers provide tailored legal services for strong, resolute defences. 

How We Work

Our Process

We know that the last thing you want to worry about is you or your loved one’s case, that’s why we make every step as simple and affordable as possible, including helping you recoup any legal fees that are covered by Victoria Legal Aid.
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Enquire

Getting started is easy, simply book a free in-person, online chat or video conferencing consultation with one of our legal representatives.

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At Gallant Law, we offer fixed solicitor fees to put your anticipated legal concerns at ease. We also help you recoup any possible expenses through Victoria Legal Aid.

Act

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Once underway, we look after everything, working with Victoria’s most esteemed legal representatives so you have the right team on your side.

Testimonials

What Our Clients are Saying

"Lauren gave me strength when I needed it the most. I never felt judged. I felt understood when I hated myself. I thought I was going to jail but Lauren worked hard and kept me out"

Kat A

"We finally feel we are in safe hands. Thank you for taking care of our dad"

Antonia S

"Lauren has been representing my son for many years. Due to his mental health issues he often comes before the courts. Lauren has always shown him true compassion and patience no matter what"

Maddy D

"Lauren is a very knowledgeable and determined lawyer. She has fantastic people skills and is so understanding. She also has a great sense of humour which helps during these hard times"

Mervin B

"My mum went through five other lawyers until we found Lauren. Lauren gives you a realistic appreciation of your case. She is sincere. She never gave up on mum. She achieved results beyond our expectations"

Ian M

Lauren Cassimatis
Our Blog

Latest News

At Gallant Law, we always try to remove the complexity of the legal system for clients. Please feel free to read some articles on the legal areas we specialise in and our Director, Lauren Cassimatis’s, experiences sitting on the Victoria Legal Aid Summary and Indictable Crime panels.

Victorian Property Searches And Your Legal Rights

What are your legal rights when the police arrive unannounced at your home and want to search it?  Victorian Police’s right to search you or your property According to Victoria’s laws, Melbourne or...

Appeals – What Are They And How Do They Work?

When you watch television shows you sometimes see a person appealing a decision made by a court. While it looks easy on TV, in real life, an appeal is a bit more of a process. What is an appeal? An...

Victorian Property Searches And Your Legal Rights

Victorian Property Searches And Your Legal Rights

What are your legal rights when the police arrive unannounced at your home and want to search it?  Victorian Police’s right to search you or your property According to Victoria’s laws, Melbourne or...

Appeals – What Are They And How Do They Work?

Appeals – What Are They And How Do They Work?

When you watch television shows you sometimes see a person appealing a decision made by a court. While it looks easy on TV, in real life, an appeal is a bit more of a process. What is an appeal? An...

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