Meet Our Team

Construction Lawyers Brisbane

Our team are specialists in legal matters within the building and construction industry.  Read our team’s biographies below.

Aleisha MacKenzie - Director at Construct Law Group
Aleisha MacKenzie is a building and construction lawyer with 16 years’ post qualification experience in building and construction and commercial litigation.  Her current practice primarily involves construction litigation, dispute resolution, contract drafting and risk management.

Leonie Wood

Operations and Accounts Manager
Leonie commenced with Construct Law Group in 2015 and is an integral part of our day to day operations.

With a solid background in the operations centre of a large bank, Leonie brings with her a hard working attitude and attention to detail.

Michael Burgess - Lawyer at Construct Law Group
Michael Burgess is a lawyer with over 6 years’ post admission experience and assists a wide range of clients across Queensland in respect of domestic and commercial building disputes, contract advice, adjudication and subcontractors’ charges under the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017, and represents clients relating to QBCC decisions made under the Queensland Building and Construction Commission Act 1991.
Craig Sawford - Senior Counsel at Construct Law Group

Craig Sawford

Special Counsel
Craig Sawford has almost 25 years’ experience in building and construction and has acted for a wide range of clients, including government departments and authorities, large commercial construction companies and small domestic builders and subcontractors.

Kirsty Stewart

Senior Associate
Kirsty Stewart is a lawyer with 16 years’ post qualification experience in the area of building and construction. Prior to joining Construct Law Group Kirsty was an in-house lawyer for Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC).
Crystal Ray

Crystal Ray

Special Counsel
Crystal Ray has practiced exclusively as a building and construction lawyer since 2006 and provides both dispute resolution and transactional advice to a wide range of clients including subcontractors, government authorities, principals, contractors and home owners.

Emily Roberts

Associate
Emily has gained her professional experience from working in boutique Brisbane based law firms, a building industry association and during her five years as a senior lawyer at the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (formerly the Queensland Building Services Authority).