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Madeline Tassell

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Madeline is an associate in the Construction group and is based in Melbourne. She has experience in advising clients on large-scale, complex multi-party construction disputes and insurance matters. Madeline has over 10 years' experience in the legal profession and was admitted to practice in June 2018.

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Madeline is an associate in the Construction group and is based in Melbourne. She has experience in advising clients on large-scale, complex multi-party construction disputes and insurance matters. Madeline has over 10 years' experience in the legal profession and was admitted to practice in June 2018.

Madeline has acted as both coverage and defence counsel for a broad range of construction professionals in complex multi-party litigation across Australia. Since joining HFW in May 2023, Madeline has predominantly acted for parties in significant rail infrastructure disputes.

Madeline also has experience in class actions and acting as both coverage and monitoring counsel across a broad range of policies.

Madeline prides herself on her dedication to producing high quality work and working with her team to attain the best possible commercial outcomes for clients. She is highly skilled in efficiently managing large complex disputes involving multiple causes of action and expert disciplines.

Madeline's recent experience includes:

  • Acting for an international joint venture contractor in an AUD17million claim against the lead designer in relation to design services for a significant rail infrastructure project - ongoing.
  • Acting as coverage and defence counsel for a structural and civil engineer in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal in related proceedings brought by an individual lot owner and the owners corporation regarding building defects at a multi-storey apartment complex.
  • Acting for a building surveyor in the Supreme Court of Victoria in relation to the certification of alleged non-compliant cladding at an 18-storey apartment complex.

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

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

Direct Dial (Melbourne): +61 (0)3 8601 4534

Mobile: +61 (0)429 639 573

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