Amanda Crosbie - Commercial Lawyer in Newcastle

Amanda Crosbie

Associate Solicitor

Biography

Amanda joined Roberts Legal in 2015 and practices as a member of the Commercial Litigation, Building & Construction and Insolvency & Restructuring teams, alongside Sam Roberts, Director.

Amanda graduated from the University of Newcastle in 2010 with a Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Finance. She was admitted as a Solicitor to the Supreme Court of New South Wales in February 2011.

Prior to joining Roberts Legal Amanda worked at a national law firm where she obtained extensive and valuable experience in the areas of litigation.

Amanda has acted for corporate, professional and individual clients in a range of matters at all Court levels and advocates strongly for her clients.

Who Amanda works with

Amanda works with corporate clients, individuals, insolvency practitioners and other professionals. She also advises principals, contractors and consultants in the construction sector.

Approach

Amanda is committed to working with her clients to deliver clear and concise advice and obtain the best possible outcome in all matters. She comes at her matters with a commercial approach.

Qualifications

Amanda holds a Bachelor of Law (Hons), a Diploma of Legal Practice and a Bachelor of Finance. Amanda is admitted as a Solicitor in the Supreme Court of New South Wales and High Court of Australia.

Interests

In her spare time Amanda enjoys travelling, camping, skiing and playing team sports. She also loves to cook for friends and family.

Memberships

Articles by Amanda

Home Building Law
23/01/2018 by Amanda Crosbie

My house is incomplete and the builder is delaying, what can I do?

If works to your home remain incomplete after the period that the contract stipulates works ought to be complete, then it is likely that the builder is in breach of the contract. Most contracts will require that a home owner give the builder a notice particularising the breach and provide that the builder has a […]

Building & Construction Law
6/06/2017 by Amanda Crosbie

Common Misconceptions about Contracting in the Building & Construction Industry and what to do to avoid getting caught out.

When I ask clients whether a written contract was in place or whether variations had been documented, too often I receive the following response “no there was no contract, we just agreed to it” or “I didn’t think it was necessary it was a small job“. Firstly, it is an incorrect assumption that just because […]

Building & Construction Law
12/07/2016 by Amanda Crosbie

Consequences of failing to comply with the Home Building Act.

The Home Building Act 1989 (“the Act“) places obligations upon contractors who contract directly with home owners to undertake residential building work. We have summarised these obligations in further articles contained on our website. See Introduction – Contracting Requirements under the Home Building Act. Consequences of contravening the Act Pursuant to Section 10 of the […]

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Success Stories

Quick Cheap Resolution of Residential Building Dispute.

The clients were home owners and were having extreme difficulty getting their builder to complete the residential building works so they could obtain an Occupation Certificate and move back into their home which was being renovated. After a strong concise Letter of Demand from our office, and confirmation that our clients would not provide any […]

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Testimonials

A brilliant result from a professional Legal Firm.

We had a debt needed recovered and after trying 2 law firms with no success, we found Roberts Legal. We had our debt paid in full after the first action they took for us. The communication was brilliant and all the staff friendly and helpful. A brilliant result from a professional Legal Firm.

Rod Burgess


Amanda asks the right questions.

“Amanda asks the right questions to get the process under way in an incredibly efficient manner and they keep you informed, every step of the way. No chasing up required, which is a rarity in professional service outfits. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them”