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New Part­ner Joins Prop­er­ty, Plan­ning & Projects Team

Swaab is delight­ed to wel­come new part­ner Helen Kow­al to the firm’s PPP Practice.

Swaab is delight­ed to wel­come new part­ner Helen Kow­al to the firm’s PPP Prac­tice.

Helen brings with her a career span­ning over 25 years in gen­er­al prac­tice, for the past decade Helen has spe­cialised in build­ing and con­struc­tion, stra­ta and prop­er­ty law, includ­ing lit­i­ga­tion and dis­put­ed res­o­lu­tion. Helen has worked for many own­ers cor­po­ra­tions, devel­op­ers and builders in all facets of build­ing and con­struc­tion law in all jurisdictions.

Helen’s broad range of expe­ri­ence includes, being at the fore­front of recent­ly intro­duced stra­ta renew­al leg­is­la­tion, act­ing for own­ers cor­po­ra­tions, own­ers and builders in, build­ing defect claims in Supreme Court of NSW, nego­ti­at­ing and draft­ing of build­ing con­tracts, project man­age­ment and super­in­ten­dent agree­ments and act­ing in bound­ary and devel­op­ment mat­ters includ­ing ease­ments, crane and ground anchor licence deeds, bound­ary, tree and fenc­ing dis­putes and plan­ning issues.

Helen said she is excit­ed about join­ing Swaab and the oppor­tu­ni­ty to work close­ly with the exist­ing Prop­er­ty, Plan­ning & Projects Team, 

I am pleased to be join­ing such a dynam­ic and ener­getic part­ner­ship. I look for­ward to col­lab­o­rat­ing with my well-respect­ed col­leagues in the PPP Team and con­tribut­ing to the future of the firm.”

Man­ag­ing Part­ner, Mary Digiglio com­ment­ed,​“It is won­der­ful to be able to announce Helen’s arrival at the grow­ing team of Swaab. Helen is a great cul­tur­al fit for the firm and is wel­comed by our exist­ing PPP Team. Helen’s skills both com­ple­ment and add a new dimen­sion to our exist­ing PPP prac­tice. Giv­en the needs of our clients in this area, we are pleased to be able to offer a broad­er ser­vice to the market.”

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