Partner

Stephen Aroney

Stephen is a recognised specialist in home warranty insurance, building disputes and general insurance law. He also has considerable experience in property and strata law.

Stephen has over 20 years’ experience in these areas of law and has earned a reputation for providing exceptional, efficient and quality legal services with a focus on solving clients’ problems and providing practical advice.

Stephen’s specialty in building, insurance, property and strata law provides him with an invaluable depth of knowledge and expertise in acting for insurers, builders, developers, construction industry consultants and owners corporations, from the provision of advice and contract drafting, to representation in various Courts and Tribunals.

Expertise 

Stephen’s areas of expertise include:

  • Home warranty insurance
  • Building disputes
  • General insurance law
  • Property and strata law.

location

Sydney

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