With qualifications in building - B.Build (RMIT), Law - LL.B (Hons University of London) and Corporate Governance – Graduate Diploma (Institute of Company Secretaries Australia), Kelvin’s advice is complemented by his building experience and his understanding of the needs of clients from the building and construction industry.
In addition, Kelvin has 12 years project management experience in civil engineering, infrastructure, tunnelling and commercial construction, by working on such prestigious and iconic projects as London’s Canary Warf, Jubilee line extension and the Westminster and Chelsea Hospital.
Based in Melbourne, Kelvin plays a key role in the projects and dispute resolution fraternity. He’s a long standing member of the Building Dispute Practitioners Society and editor of its newsletter for more than nine years and a regular judge for the Master Builders Association’s annual Excellence in Construction Awards.
Kelvin regularly provides legal and advisory service to construction and project management businesses, property developers, contractors and insurance companies, including drafting and amending contracts, standard forms of construction and development contracts in Australia and including the Australia Standards suite of contracts. He also provides commercial advice and support to clients in arbitration, litigation and the defence of insurance claims.
Kelvin Oldridge has situated his legal practice in the bayside suburb of Sandringham to provide accessibility for clients from Melbourne’s CBD, bayside and the Mornington Peninsula.