Jack Fry Lawyer

Jack is a lawyer in our Construction & Engineering team. He has experience representing clients in a variety of disputes concerning commercial and domestic building defects, protection works, breach of contract claims, recourse to security and security of payments. Jack also assists construction and engineering professionals with contract reviews and provides advice in relation to contract administration, risk management and project delivery.

Jack’s recent experience includes:

  • Acting for electrical and civil subcontractors in various adjudication applications under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2002 (Vic).
  • Acting for home owners and owners corporations in relation to domestic building defect disputes in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
  • Advising owners corporation committees and managers in relation to building notices and building orders concerning combustible cladding as well as cladding rectification programs.
  • Providing contractual advice to a subcontractor in relation to security for performance under supply agreements.

Jack is currently undertaking a Masters of Construction Law at the University of Melbourne. He is a member of the Society of Construction Law Australia.

Latest News & Insights

More time to bring a cladding building action in Victoria

Posted By and on 23/10/21 at 9:06 AM

From 20 October 2021, the Building Act 1993 (Vic) (the Building Act) was amended by the Building Amendment (Registration and Other Matters) Act 2021 (amongst other things) to further extend the time permitted for bringing a “cladding building action” which would have otherwise been statute barred by operation of section 134 of the Building Act … Read more

Further clarification of limitation period for building actions in Victoria

Posted By and on 15/07/21 at 10:21 AM

Lendlease Engineering Pty Ltd v Owners Corporation No.1 & Ors In the case of Lendlease Engineering Pty Ltd v Owners Corporation No.1 & Ors [2021] VSC 338, the Victorian Supreme Court decided that where multiple occupancy permits are issued, the date of the last occupancy permit is the relevant date for calculating the 10-year limitation … Read more