Area of expertise

Insurance Law

  • Builders Warranty
  • Professional Indemnity
  • Building Disputes

Phil Atkin

Special Counsel LLB, BA

office Melbourne
phone +61 3 8687 7329

Phil has extensive experience in building and construction disputes. He has acted on instructions for professional indemnity insurers for building professionals, including engineers, architects, builders and building surveyors. This includes conducting building disputes in Victoria, NSW, Tasmania, the ACT, South Australia and Western Australia.

Phil has particular experience acting in large multi-party claims involving significant building defects and property damage claims. He is highly regarded by his insurer and government clients for his skill in achieving excellent results in private mediations and court-ordered ADR on their behalf.

Phil is also regularly engaged to advise insurers and government authorities on aspects of building and construction legislation plus insurance policy issues.

Professional Membership

  • Building Disputes Practitioners Society
  • Law Institute of Victoria