TressCox Lawyers is pleased to announce the appointment of Special Counsel Meri Siracusa to further expand our Building and Construction team.
Meri Siracusa will work on large projects and complex transactions in both the public and private sectors. Meri, who has practised in building and construction law since 2000, and has extensive experience in large-scale commercial and infrastructure construction disputes in all jurisdictions in NSW and Victoria. She has acted for and advised builders, contractors, developers, owners, government bodies, regulatory bodies and construction industry professionals.
Meri has also acted and advised on a broad range of commercial matters including property and development disputes, as well as environmental and land contamination disputes. Meri’s expertise and skills in commercial construction disputes will prove invaluable. Her experience will be an asset in expanding our diversified skill set for our clients.
Meri’s focus will be on assisting clients with managing construction contractual claims, understanding their contractual rights and obligations, advising them on alternative dispute resolution processes and acting in relation to any construction disputes that are referred to arbitration / litigation.
Meri’s appointment follows a number of other new developments within the Building and Construction team, with the recent appointment of two solicitors to the Melbourne Construction team, being Leanne Olden and Michael Sharkey.
Andrew Whitelaw, who is the Melbourne Board representative and also Regional Leader of the Melbourne office (heading the Melbourne Building and Construction team) at TressCox, said: “We are delighted to welcome Meri to TressCox and are proud of Leanne and Michael. The fact that the Building and Construction team is continuing to expand is testament to our ability to attract high calibre people and to provide a high standard of advice and service to our clients”.
For more information about the services that our Building and Construction team offer, please click here, or call us on 61 3 9602 9702.
TressCox Building and Construction team