We are a Melbourne based commercial law firm practising in building, construction and contract law since 2001. We are known for our hands-on and straight-forward approach regardless of how complex the situation.
Our team is led by Darren Noble, who has been in the industry for over 25 years, first as a builder and then as a lawyer. We have a deep understanding of construction methods and the technical issues that may arise through the building process and can immediately grasp the issues you are facing and recommend an effective course of action
Our approach is unwaveringly pragmatic. We know that the best remedy requires a healthy mix of legal expertise, insight and creativity. By taking the time to fully understand your situation, our lawyers can identify the course of action most likely to deliver the right outcome for you.
Our clients include builders, contractors, sub-contractors, project managers, developers, architects and home owners. Regardless of whether you are a home owner with a residential building dispute or a large construction firm, we will keep you informed and provide regular progress updates and advice in plain language.
Our team of experienced lawyers and dedicated support staff are committed to helping you achieve the best possible outcomes for your situation. Most importantly, when you talk to us, you will always have direct and ready access to a senior lawyer.
Darren Noble, Principal lAWYER
Drawing on over 25 years experience in the construction industry, Darren has an intimate grasp of the issues confronting building and construction industry participants. Darren’s ability to quickly formulate advice that is both practical and commercial is universally appreciated by his clients. As is his hands-on style and personal attention to each case.
Darren’s extensive legal experience includes advice on risk management and compliance issues, drafting and negotiating contracts, special conditions and special purpose contracts.
He also regularly manages disputes, debt recovery and insurance claims, advocating in both the courts and VCAT and representing clients in mediation and arbitration.
Darren represents builders, developers, sub-contractors, businesses and property owners.
Darren is on the committee of the Building Dispute Practitioners Society and is a member of VCAT’s Domestic Building List Users Group.