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 has been consistently ranked as one of Australia’s leading construction and real estate lawyers in successive editions of prominent international guides to law firms, including Chambers Asia Pacific and Legal 500 Asia Pacific. Clients praise him for his “huge and real-life experience of litigation, as well as his experience with builders,” and his ability “to get to the key issues quickly”. Kevin has been recognised in successive editions of Best Lawyers® International in the areas of construction/infrastructure law and real property law. He is also ranked by Doyle’s Guide in the categories of ‘Leading Construction & Infrastructure Litigation Lawyers - Victoria, 2017’ and ‘Leading Front End Construction & Infrastructure Lawyers - Victoria, 2017’.
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.