Litigation and Compulsory Acquisition
O’Briens have extensive expertise in the area of Land Acquisition and Compensation including the assessment of compensation, financial loss and litigation advice. We additionally provide advice for Family Law and Deceased Estate matters. We have been continuously involved in client representation of both Claimant and Acquiring Authorities, including provision of detailed and independent advice as well as conference, mediation and court appearances. O’Briens have provided expert witness services within VCAT, County Court and the Supreme Court.
Recent assignments include acting for both Claimants and Acquiring Authorities on Public Projects such as:
• North East Link;
• Melbourne Metro Rail Project;
• East/West Link;
• Deer Park Bypass;
• Regional Rail Link;
• Craigieburn Bypass;
• Northern Arterial Road;
• Wholesale Market – Epping; and
• Revitalisation Projects.