Andrea Boyd-Boland is a registered migration agent and a lawyer who has been practising for over 14 years. Andrea deals with all types of migration issues including visas for individuals and businesses which include permanent residency applications, temporary residence services and other visa...Read More...
BACKGROUND AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Stephen was educated at Sydney Grammar School and commenced his career as a lawyer following his admission in 1994 at Blake Dawson Waldron, one of Australia's premier Law firms. He practised in commercial and insurance litigation and undertook work for companies including BHP, Woolworths, State Transit Authority and many others.
After completion of his Master of Laws in 2001, he commenced employment at Herbert Geer & Rundle, solicitors heading up the Sydney office. His major areas of practise comprised of commercial and insurance litigation working for major companies including Woolworths, Coles, Lend Lease, Bovis Lend Lease, GPT and others. As part of that role, he was in charge of managing staff, supervising lawyers, and managing the Sydney office.
In 2004 Stephen established Boyd-Boland Law with a view to providing expert advice, exceptional service and outstanding results to individuals and businesses in Sydney. Stephen acts for major companies including Lend Lease, insurance companies and other commercial entities and provides contractual and litigation advice to major organisations including large Architect groups.
He acts for many individual clients primarily acting in building disputes, property matters, family law matters, estate planning and criminal matters.
Registered Migration Agent and LawyerYear Joined
Andrea has worked in the legal industry for over 20 years and has practised as a lawyer for the last 13 years. She practised as lawyer at Hunt & Hunt Lawyers for 10 years and has worked in smaller boutique law firms prior to joining Boyd-Boland Law as a Principal at the end of 2010.
The focus of her work has been litigation which includes reviewing contracts, advising on contractual terms, advising on strategies for litigation including dispute resolution, defence strategies, advising clients on interpretation of insurance policies, interpretation of statutes, assessing damages for catastrophic personal injury claims and general advice.
Andrea has considerable experience in recovery actions having acted for a major utility to recover compensation for damage to pipes and other assets caused during building and construction works.
Andrea has experience in building and construction matters, home builders' warranty matters and has represented clients in the Consumer, Trader and Tenancy Tribunal and the Supreme Court. She has also advised and acted for owners and developers in respect of claims made under the Security of Payments Act 1999 including drafting responses to adjudication applications.
As part of Andrea's experience and studies she also has experience in family law, property law, criminal law, commercial disputes including advising on provisions of the Trade Practices Act and the Fair Trading Act.