Natalie Burgess

Senior Associate

About Natalie

Natalie is involved in the resolution of complex disputes that arise out of construction and infrastructure projects. She advises on building regulation, protection works and disputes, and administrative and regulatory law including complex issues of statutory and contract interpretation. Her clients include government entities, private developers, head contractors, sub-contractors and consultants.


  • Construction disputes

    Proceedings in the Supreme Court of Victoria regarding protection works disputes.

  • Construction dispute

    Proceedings in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, including domestic building disputes and claims of discrimination in relation to access to premises.

  • Contract interpretation

    Proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia involving complex issues of contract interpretation.

  • Legal interpretation

    Advice to statutory authorities on the operation of the Australian Constitution and inconsistency between State and Commonwealth laws.

  • Disputes

    Proceedings in the County Court and Supreme Courts of Victoria and the ACT, including complex disputes on design, performance, construction and commissioning of construction and infrastructure projects.

  • "Natalie Burgess is tenacious, and always accessible. Her High Court experience shows, and her complex thinking and ability to communicate is impressive. I have supreme confidence when Natalie is on the job."

    Client feedback, The Legal 500, Asia Pacific, 2022

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