The three partners have over 60 years experience in building and planning law, have written seminal building law books and Lovegrove Smith & Cotton is one of the oldest construction law firms
Lovegrove Smith & Cotton is a building dispute resolution "one stop shop". Our uniqueness is that our building law and planning law firm can do court, tribunal and arbitration appearances in
all Australian States and Territories and New Zealand.
Our principal advocate is Chartered Building Professional Stephen Smith who along with Justin Cotton does over 90 percent of our court appearances. Stephen leverages off the fact that prior to joining Lovegrove Smith &
Cotton he had 25 years of experience as a barrister.
This building and planning law firm only employs senior lawyers.
The Construction & Planning Law Expertise Divisions can be accessed by clicking Construction
Law & Planning Law.
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You can get hold of our experts and access their CV's by clicking Stephen Smith Partner & Chartered Building
Professional, Conjoint Professor Kim Lovegrove FAIB Partner & Chair of Centre for Best Practice Building Control (CP
Building Regulation & Certification), Justin Cotton, Partner & Leading Australian Construction