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We work collaboratively with our clients to build strong, sustainable relationships. Our team is committed to delivering consistent high standards of service, and we understand the importance of accessibility. Working with us, you'll enjoy open communication, meaning well scoped, properly resourced and effectively managed matters.

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Latest Case

Providing strategic advice on expansion structures November 16, 2018

Founded in Bondi Beach in 2012, Bailey Nelson has rapidly grown into a global eyewear retailer and service provider with boutiques in Australia, London, Canada and New Zealand. The strong demand for their products and … Continued

Latest News

2019 William Ah Ket Scholarship launches May 1, 2019

Wednesday 1 May 2019 The 2019 William Ah Ket Scholarship is now open for expressions of interest. The scholarship – named after Australia’s first barrister of Chinese background – is open to final year law students, law … Continued

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New laws for short-stay accommodation May 20, 2019

The short-stay accommodation changes to the Owners Corporations Act 2006 (Vic) (the Act) are now in force as of 1 February 2019, with Victoria following New South Wales’ lead to attempt to regulate use of … Continued

Paul Woods Partner

Paul is a partner in the Construction & Projects team.

He advises on the resolution of complex disputes in the design, construction and commissioning of building and infrastructure projects, as well as the preparation and negotiation of project documents.  He has advised on building, energy (gas & electricity), road, rail, water, mining and residential development projects.  He has particular experience advising on construction-related insurance claims (professional indemnity, contract works, public liability and environmental liability), and security of payment matters.

Chambers Asia Pacific, 2017, recognised practitioner for Construction.
Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2017 and 2018, highly recommended for Construction.
Best Lawyers Australia, 2014-2018, listed for Construction/Infrastructure.
Doyle’s Guide, 2013 – 2016, recommended for Construction & Infrastructure in Victoria. 2017, leading practitioner.