Bill Kritharas, Partner, Sparke Helmore Lawyers, Sydney
?Bill is an experienced work health and safety (WHS) lawyer. He advises clients in the construction, agribusiness and transport industries as well as Commonwealth, state and local government sectors on WHS compliance, incident investigations, prosecutions and coronial inquests. Bill also advises owners corporations and builders on building defect and fire safety claims, and strata issues. He has acted in all jurisdictions in proceedings for building defect disputes.
Bill's experience working in a range of industries allows him to quickly identify workplace issues and assist his clients to comply with their WHS obligations. He advises his clients on WHS policies and procedures and provides training on WHS obligations, due diligence and incident management. Bill advises on investigations by the regulator, acts in prosecution proceedings brought by the regulator and coronial inquests.
Bill has extensive experience advising and representing owners corporations on the home building and strata schemes legislation, and advises on building defects, fire safety, WHS and contractual disputes.
He is the Health and Safety Officer for the Environment, Health and Safety Law Committee of the International Bar Association.