Lawyer

Jaimi Johanson

Jaimi Johanson

Lawyer

BIntBus, LLB


Legal secretary: Wendy Exon

+61 3 8600 8839

jjohanson@kcllaw.com.au

Jaimi 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’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 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 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