About Alexander

Alexander works across a variety of commercial and government clients from large multinational corporations to small home builders, and both Local and State Government authorities. Alexander works across not only the Residential Development space, but also in infrastructure disputes and delivery matters.

Alexander has significant experience in all forms of dispute resolution and litigation, and has appeared in all jurisdictions across NSW and the Federal Court of Australia.

Alexander has developed a reputation with clients for delivering commercial advice which not only deals with the relevant legal aspects, but is tailored to the specific goals and needs of the client.

Experience

  • Major Contractors

    Acting for contractors in relation to proceedings in the Supreme Court of NSW arising out of claims under the Home Building Act 1989 (NSW).

  • State Government
    • Providing strategic advice to NSW State Government regarding claims management, dispute avoidance and contract management on major infrastructure projects.
    • Acted for various NSW Government Entities in relation to contractor insolvency and management of projects.
  • Arbitration

    Acting for a claimant in an arbitration in relation to defective construction of local government infrastructure.

  • Commercial Clients

    Acting for a variety of commercial clients in dispute resolution and advisory matters.

  • Confidential Clients
    • Advising a Builder and Developer in respect of defect rectification works, including in relation to alleged breaches of the Home Building Act and in defending proceedings in the Supreme Court of New South Wales valued at $17 million.
    • Advising an Owners Corporation in respect of defect rectification works, including in relation to breaches of the Home Building Act and Deed of Settlement by a builder.
    • Acting for individuals in recovering a deposit paid for the purchase of a Home and Land Package and related misleading and deceptive conduct proceedings in the District Court of New South Wales.
    • Acting for an Owners Corporation in a tree dispute in the Land and Environment Court.
    • Acting for a corporate client in preparing a Payment Schedule in accordance with the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW).
    • Advising on and preparing non-disclosure agreements in preparation for acquisition of a business for a corporate client.
    • Advising on a new lease, incentive deed and licence agreement for a corporate client.
    • Acting on behalf of a liquidator seeking repayment of $2 million in loans owed by directors and their family.
    • Acting for a cafĂ© owner in relief against forfeiture proceedings in NCAT and successfully resolving the matter at mediation.
    • Acting on behalf of a person being examined pursuant to s596B of the Corporations Act 2001 by a Liquidator.
    • Advising on Unit Reallocation procedures for a number of Strata plans.
    • Acting for an employer in an Unfair Dismissal Claim in the Fair Work Commission.

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