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Professor Ian Bailey SC appointed to Government Advisory Panel

Professor Ian Bailey SC has been appointed to a Victorian Government Panel as part of the six-person panel that will provide recommendations to Government on a more efficient, responsive and contemporary Building Act. Ian Bailey SC is the Founding Chair of the Society of Construction Law Australia and professorial fellow at the Melbourne Law School.

The panel also includes British engineer Dame Judith Hackitt DBE, who conducted an inquiry and reported to the British Government on the regulation of high rise residential building construction following the Grenfell Tower fire in 2017.

The Panel’s first task will be to establish overarching principles to guide the building system review and identify key themes to be investigated and addressed throughout the reform process.

The review will also address the recommendations of the Victorian Cladding Taskforce’s July 2019 Report and the Building Confident report by Professor Peter Shergold AC and Ms Bronwyn Weir.

The press release can be read here.

Ian is recognised as one of Australia’s foremost construction practitioners, with a deep industry knowledge gained through his previous career as an architect. To find out more or to instruct Ian, please contact David Smith (+44 (0)20 7427 4905).

News 13 Dec, 2019


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