Ned Mortensen is a building dispute resolution and security of payment law expert. He assists builders, subcontractors, developers and home owners across New South Wales to negotiate, administer and enforce Construction Contracts and Residential Building Contracts.
Ned is a senior member of the Commercial Litigation Team and Building and Construction Law teams. He practices in general litigation, commercial law, as well as company insolvency and restructuring matters.
Specialist Construction Industry Knowledge
Ned has specialist knowledge of the building and construction industry, having come to the legal profession after twenty years of working in the construction industry.
Ned’s experience in the construction industry ranges from residential housing in his early career, through to engineering and senior project management roles for some of Australia’s top tier contractors.
Ned has project managed contracts for the construction of commercial and infrastructure projects with individual contract values exceeding $200 million.
Ned has also worked extensively in client side project management, where he routinely handled disputes concerning the quality, timeliness, compliance and value of works. He is an experienced building consultant, and has appeared as an expert witness in building litigation matters.
Ned’s unique mix of legal skills and practical construction industry experience allow him a clear insight into the often very technical issues that are at the heart of many building disputes. His legal expertise and construction industry experience give him an edge that puts him at ease in any construction industry matter and ensures a sound and practical understanding of the technical issues at play.