Jaimi-lee Johanson

Jaimi-lee Johanson


BIntBus, LLB

Legal secretary: Wendy Exon

+61 3 8600 8839

Jaimi-lee is a member of KCL Law’s Construction and Infrastructure team. Her practice includes acting for developers, principals, head contractors, subcontractors and owners in both ‘front-end’ and ‘back-end’ construction and infrastructure matters, including all aspects of contract management and disputes.

Jaimi-lee’s approach to her practice includes maintaining a high-level of attention-to-detail, forward thinking to resolve problems efficiently, and working hard to ensure the best outcome is achieved for her clients.

Before joining KCL Law, Jaimi-lee worked for a boutique law firm that specialises in strata and community titles law, where she was a member of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution team. There she gained experience in general property and commercial litigation, as well as a range of strata law disputes. Prior to this, she worked for a general practice firm in litigation where she was involved in debt recovery proceedings, commercial transaction disputes, property damage disputes and breaches of consumer law.

Jaimi-lee was admitted to practice in April 2019, after completing a Bachelor of International Business and a Bachelor of Laws from Griffith University. In addition to the Law Institute of Victoria, she is a member of the Society of Construction Law Australia, Housing Industry Association and Property Council of Australia (Victoria Division).

Areas of practice

Construction and Infrastructure (front-end)

  • Drafting, reviewing and advising on AS, MBAV, HIA and bespoke contracts for ‘design and construct’, ‘construct only’ and construction management and builder’s side deeds
  • Contract management, including issue of and response to notices under contract
  • Dispute negotiation and risk allocation

Construction and Infrastructure (back-end)

  • Pre-litigation advice
  • Claims and responses under Security of Payment Legislation (Vic)
  • Disputes under contract and at law relating to performance of and payment for works, delays, extension of time, latent conditions and acceleration of works

Professional memberships

  • Law Institute of Victoria
  • Society of Construction Law Australia
  • Housing Industry Association
  • Property Council of Australia — Victoria Division

Admitted to practice

  • April 2019 — Supreme Court of Queensland