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Anna Olayos

Senior Associate
Commercial Disputes

Anna is a construction lawyer with experience acting for a diverse range of clients, including developers, builders and consultants.

Experience

Anna returned to Australia from the U.K. at the end of 2020, where her practice focused on high-value and complex international construction and engineering disputes, primarily in arbitration.

Anna now assists clients with all stages of a construction project, including the preparation, negotiation and finalisation of construction contracts, as well as the provision of initial advice on claims under contract and throughout the dispute resolution process.

Career highlights

Anna's experience includes:

  • developing tender packages and drafting and negotiating contracts, minor works contracts and consultancy agreements for various developers and builders
  • acting for Bunnings Group in relation to its Australasian construction portfolio
  • advising clients in high-value disputes arising from large-scale projects, particularly in the energy and infrastructure sectors
  • advising and acting for various developers, contractors and subcontractors in resolving disputes through informal means including arbitration, expert determination and mediation processes