Shannon is a partner at DEA Lawyers specialising in advising clients in relation to construction defect claims, building contract disputes, Home Warranty Insurance claims, and claims under the Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payments) Act.
Shannon is a skilled litigator, regularly acting for clients in all forms of dispute resolution. She regularly appears in the NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal, the District Court of NSW, the Supreme Court of NSW and the Court of Appeal, and she brings experience with alternative dispute resolution procedures including mediation, expert determination, reference and adjudication.
Shannon also has transactional expertise in project documentation, delivery and administration for developer and contractor clients. She has advised on, drafted and negotiated construction contracts and related documentation and assists clients to strategically minimise or avoid unnecessary litigation.
Shannon works closely with expert witnesses and Counsel to manage dispute resolution strategically and actively drives early settlement opportunities for clients wherever appropriate.
- Commercial litigation
- Construction litigation
- Building defect claims
- Insurance disputes
- Mediation and arbitration
- Negligence claims
- Strata and community title schemes with a focus on disputes arising from building defects