Learning & events

CPD event | Sydney | Apartment design work regulation: Desperate times call for desperate measures

with Laina Chan and Robert McDougall SC

Tuesday 25 May 2021 | 5.30pm - 7pm AEST | Sydney
This session is also available online, please click here to register if you are unable to attend in person.

The presenters, Laina Chan and The Hon. Robert McDougall SC, will discuss the new regime for certification and regulation of designs of class 2 building work in New South Wales. It all commences on 1 July 2021 with the regulations to the act recently being released. Don't miss the boat on transitional registrations!

This event will benefit those that are architects, engineers, developers, contractors and other design practitioners in the apartment building industry in NSW.

Please note: Total numbers will be limited to 35 so book early to avoid disappointment.

Photos may be taken during the event for use of Resolution Institute.


About the presenters

Laina Chan

Chair of the Society of Construction Lawyers Australia and a much recognised construction, property and insurance focussed barrister, Laina was a finalist for Lawyers Weekly Australian Barrister of the Year for both 2019 and 2020. She is located at with chambers at 2 Selbourne Chambers.

Robert McDougall SC

Robert graduated with Honours in Arts in 1967, and with Honours in Law in 1971. He practiced as a solicitor from 1972 to 1974 and commenced practice at the bar in 1975. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1990.

Robert was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in August 2003. He sat primarily in the Commercial List, hearing and deciding many major commercial and construction cases. He retired from the Court in January 2019 and has returned to private practice as an Arbitrator, Referee and Mediator, principally in the areas of commercial and construction law.

Robert holds the position of Adjunct Professor, School of Law at the University of Technology Sydney. He has lectured in equity and commercial law. He has delivered numerous papers on a wide variety of topics, including expert evidence, at national and international conferences.

Resolution Institute thanks Baker McKenzie for generously supporting this event.


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