Kevin also has considerable skill in claims management for a broad range of private developers and various financial and educational institutions.
By combining his commercial property and litigation practices, Kevin has produced important benefits for clients, such as anticipating obscure, but nevertheless critical, issues during commercial contract negotiation and resolving litigious disputes on more favourable terms. Kevin is widely experienced in alternative dispute resolution procedures, including arbitration and mediation.
Kevin is ranked as a leading lawyer in the areas of construction and real estate in a number of prominent international guides to law firms, including Chambers Asia-Pacific and The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific. Chambers Asia-Pacific comments that he has “huge and real-life experience of litigation, as well as his experience with builders”, and commends him for providing “direct, succinct advice within a cost-effective and timely context”. He is also described by one source as “one in a million” and for being “exceptionally good at resolving disputes without getting caught up in litigation.” The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific has described him as “to the point and market savvy”. Kevin is also recognised by Best Lawyers® International in the area of construction/infrastructure law and real property law and in the Expert Guide to the World’s Leading Construction Lawyers.
Kevin joined Arnold Bloch Leibler in 1985 and became a partner in 1994.
Kevin is a member of the property & development and dispute resolution & litigation groups. His practice focuses on the following areas:
- construction and project management, including the preparation and negotiation of construction and engineering contract documentation and providing strategic advice during construction; and
- commercial litigation, including litigation in the Supreme, Federal and appellate Courts, with particular emphasis on corporate, trust, insurance and property disputes.