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Domestic Building Insurance

We have specialised knowledge and expertise of matters that fall within the domestic building consumer protection framework and skilfully advise Australian builders warranty insurers and public sector clients across this niche area.

Representing a range of insured clients in warranty insurance claims, we advise on policy coverage, assessing liability and contribution between contractors, and engaging appropriate experts to assess the cost of rectifying defective works.

Our team is the trusted legal provider to one of Australia’s largest general insurers in building claims and disputes, including plumbers’ warranty claims. We also manage a multitude of property related claims, including various construction and general works matters where defective works have been performed and consequential loss may have occurred.

We have forged strong relationships with assessors and experts who practice in this field, and leverage these relationships to provide sound, sensible, and commercial advice to our clients. We understand the important role consultants play in building claims and foster a team approach to achieve the best possible outcomes for our clients.

Our team has successfully handled a variety of property and building damage claims, ranging from minor resultant damage to significant multi-million dollar building disputes involving complex indemnity and contribution issues.

Key services

  • Builders warranty advice
  • Managing disputes arising out of defective building works
  • Claims management
  • Investigations
  • Recoveries