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Tanya Bastick

Tanya Bastick

BBus, LLB, LLM (Construction Law) (Melb)

Senior Associate

Property & Development
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About Tanya

Tanya Bastick is a member of the firm’s property & development group in Melbourne. Tanya practises in front-end construction law, with experience in drafting, negotiation, management and enforcement of property development and construction documentation for a wide variety of residential, commercial and mixed-use developments throughout Australia.

Tanya’s clients include both public and private clients, encompassing major Australian and international property developers, builders, financial and educational institutions, professional consultants and pro-bono clients. Tanya also works closely with project and development managers and superintendents during the contract administration phase of construction projects.

Tanya holds a Master of Construction Law from The University of Melbourne, with a focus on residential and commercial construction law, and their interaction with the commerce and practice of the construction industry. Tanya also holds a Bachelor of Business and a Bachelor of Laws. She joined Arnold Bloch Leibler as a law graduate in 2008 and was admitted to practice in 2009. Tanya was appointed as a senior associate in 2014.

Practice focus

Tanya’s practice focuses on a range of matters, including:
  • contract and project management and procurement, including the preparation, negotiation and finalisation of residential and commercial construction contracts and related agreements, including fixed lump sum, GMP, design and construct, construct only, minor works, early works, demolition, construction management contracts, agreements for lease and utilities agreements;
  • early contractor involvement, including the drafting and negotiation of letters of intent/ preferred contractor letters and design management services agreements;
  • drafting and negotiation of consultant agreements, including design, non-design, project management and other professional services agreements;
  • risk management, including the identification and allocation of risk and risk minimisation;
  • negotiation and finalisation of financier step in deeds;
  • due diligence review of construction contracts from a financier perspective;
  • contract administration advice; and
  • general and strategic advice prior to and during construction.

Directorships & memberships

Tanya is a member of the Society of Construction Law.

Experience

Tanya has acted for major Australian and international property developers in a variety of property development and construction matters, including on behalf of:

  • Aspial - World Class Land: in relation to the ‘Avant’ residential apartment development, A’Beckett Street, Melbourne;
  • Beck Property Group/Probuild Construction joint venture: in relation to the ‘Caulfield Village’ urban renewal, mixed use project in Caulfield, Victoria;
  • Beulah International/Fajarbaru Builder Group joint venture: in relation to the ‘Gardenhill’ apartment development, Elgar Road, Doncaster;
  • CEL Australia: in relation to the ‘Tower Melbourne’ apartment development at 150 Queen Street, Melbourne and the ‘Williamsons Estate’ townhouse development, Williamsons Road, Doncaster;
  • Denwol Group/ Baron Corporation consortium: in relation to the luxury hotel development at the RNA Showgrounds, Brisbane;
  • Emmy Monash Aged Care: in relation to the new residential aged care facility in Caulfield North, Victoria;
  • Fridcorp: in relation to the ‘Eve Apartments’ residential development in Erskineville, New South Wales;
  • Golden Age Development Group: in relation to the ‘Victoria One’ and ‘Collins House’ residential apartment towers in Melbourne and the ‘Opera’ apartment development at 450 St Kilda Road, Melbourne;
  • GurnerTM: in relation to the FV apartment towers development in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, and the ’28 Stanley Street’ and ‘107 Cambridge Street’ apartment developments in Collingwood;
  • LAS Group/Qualitas consortium: in relation to the ‘Fawkner’ residential development at 499 St Kilda Road, Melbourne;
  • Little Projects: in relation to the‘Tip-Top’ residential development in East Brunswick and the ‘Central South Yarra’ apartment tower in Yarra Street, South Yarra;
  • Mammoth Empire Group: in relation to the ‘MY80’ and ‘Empire Melbourne’ residential apartment developments in A’Beckett Street, Melbourne;
  • Michael Yates & Co: in relation to residential tower developments at 50 Claremont Street and 18 Yarra Street, South Yarra;
  • Pacific Shopping Centres: in relation to the major redevelopment of Werribee Plaza Shopping Centre;
  • Salta Property Group: in relation to the ‘Green Square’ residential development in Victoria Street, Abbotsford;
  • SP Setia Melbourne: in relation to the ‘Fulton Lane’ apartment towers development in Franklin Street, Melbourne and the ‘Parque’ residential development at 557 St Kilda Road, Melbourne;
  • SMA Projects: in relation to the ‘Yorkshire Brewery’ residential development in Robert Street, Collingwood;
  • Baracon Group: in relation to the ‘Wrap’ residential apartment development, City Road, South Melbourne;
  • Bernardo Motors: in relation to the main depot facility for City West Water, Brooklyn, Victoria;
  • Charter Hall Group: in relation to the Peters Ice Cream development, Mulgrave, Victoria;
  • DC Capital: in relation to the development of private medical suites in North Gosford, New South Wales;
  • Fonterra Australia: in relation to various design, supply and installation of equipment agreements;
  • Fridcorp: in relation to the construction contract for the ‘Avenue Apartments’ residential development in Chapel Street, South Yarra;
  • Golden Sunrise Developments: in relation to the ‘Marco Melbourne’ apartments tower, Balston Street, Southbank:
  • Hamton/Maquarie Bank joint venture: in relation to the ‘Eden’, ‘Haven’ and ‘Sanctuary’ residential developments in Victoria Street, Abbotsford;
  • Insight Education Centre for the Blind and Vision Impaired: in relation to the construction contract for the Insight education centre in Berwick;
  • KalexK Melbourne: in relation to residential developments at 59-67 Park Street, Abbotsford and 348-350 Ireland Street, Northcote;
  • Lechte Corporation: in relation to the ‘Campus’ apartments development near Monash University in Clayton;
  • LK Property Group: in relation to the ‘Capitol Grand’ residential development in South Yarra and the ‘Opus Tower’ apartment development at 57 City Road, Southbank;
  • Lustig & Moar: in relation to the construction agreements for the ‘Silverleaf’ residential development in South Melbourne;
  • MAB Corporation: in relation to the development of the NewQuay precinct of the Melbourne Docklands;
  • Maxcap Group: in relation to the due diligence review of various construction agreements;
  • Merrifield Corporation: in relation to the negotiation and completion of various electricity agreements;
  • Pacific Group/Icon Co. joint venture: in relation to the ‘Botannica 8’ commercial development in Richmond;
  • R Corporation: in relation to construction agreements for the ‘Clara’ residential complex in South Yarra;
  • RMIT University: in relation to construction agreements for the redevelopment of various RMIT buildings;
  • Ubertas: in relation to the  the ‘Art on the Park’ residential apartment development at 350 William Street, Melbourne and residential apartment developments at 505 and 568 St Kilda Road, Melbourne; and
  • Yeshiva Centre: in relation to the redevelopment of the Beth Rivkah Ladies College in St Kilda East.