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Urban Lawyers Pty Ltd
Level 3, 179 Queen Street


The Jewel Business Centre, Suite 208, 566 Saint Kilda Road
Melbourne, VIC, 3004

+61 419 216 130

Urban Lawyers provides legal counsel and representation to individuals, construction professionals, law firms and other entities. We offer private practice and in-house legal services. 

We deliver a range of legal services including advocacy, arbitration, contract law, debt recovery, dispute resolution, Home Warranty claimsSecurity of Payment advice, tribunal hearings and more. 

Chris Moshidis, Director

Chris practises as a lawyer and barrister in both Australia and formerly the United Arab Emirates. Chris has been a construction, property and commercial lawyer since 1998. He has worked on grand scale and iconic projects and represented government and private developers and contractors in some of the largest arbitrations in the world at ICSID, LCIA, ICC, DIAC and DIFC-LCIA.  Chris is a trained advocate having spent three years practising as a Barrister and can appear for clients in all courts and tribunals. 


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New combustible cladding regulations in Victoria

Katie Gold

The tragic building fires in the Lacrosse Building of Melbourne in 2014, the Marina Torch Tower of Dubai in 2015 and the Greenfell Tower of London in 2017 have sparked international safety concerns regarding the use of combustible cladding in construction of buildings, homes and places of public assembly.

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Security of Payment laws: a call for a national regime

Katie Gold

The Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act has been operating in Victoria since 2002. Other states and territories have also enacted their own security of payment legislation such as New South Wales which has had its own security of payment regime in place since 1999.

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Domestic building disputes in Victoria can now be resolved through a faster and more cost-effective process

Katie Gold

Earlier this year an independent government agency called Domestic Building Dispute Resolution Victoria (DBDRV) was set up to help parties resolve domestic building disputes. 

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Contractor's rights - get paid with the Security of Payment Act (SoP Act VIC)

Katie Gold

Contractors often experience significant delays in receiving payment during the course of a construction project or do not receive payment at all. 

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