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Brian Rom

Special Counsel


Level 39, Bourke Place
600 Bourke Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Office Telephone: +61 (0)3 8601 4500
Office Fax: +61 (0)3 8601 4555

Direct Dial (Melbourne): +61 (0) 3 8601 4526

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Brian is a construction lawyer with dispute resolution and contract drafting experience in Australia and internationally.

He has acted for owners, employers, contractors, consultants and their insurers in cases involving oil & gas installations (rigs and FPSOs), rail and port infrastructure, wind farms, electrification works, power stations and commercial and residential buildings. He has extensive experience representing clients in litigation, arbitration (both domestic and international), expert determination, and adjudication proceedings as well as negotiating commercial outcomes for clients in mediations and other informal procedures. His drafting experience covers a wide variety of international and Australian construction contracts and project documents.

Brian also has general commercial disputes experience involving insurance, shareholder, insolvency, commodity and shipping matters. He has published articles on construction and shipping law and regularly speaks on a range of construction law topics.

Brian is qualified to practice in Australia, England and Wales, and South Africa.


Known as one of the world's most liveable cities Melbourne is a hub for industry with many global and national companies calling the city home.

Leading companies in the construction, commodities, energy, insurance and shipping sectors base their Australian headquarters in the city and HFW is centrally positioned, providing full legal support to our clients.

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