Lee Corbett

Lee Corbett

Call: 2013

Tel: +61 2 8227 4400
Email: corbett@universitychambers.com.au

Practice Areas

  • Building & Construction
  • Commercial
  • Corporations
  • Equity
  • Insolvency

Lee Corbett was admitted to practice in 2011. Prior to admission, he worked as a senior policy advisor to the Hon. John Hatzistergos MLC, NSW Attorney-General. After admission, Lee worked a solicitor at Norton Rose Fulbright, and then as tipstaff to the Hon. Paul Brereton AM RFD. Lee then read at University Chambers with Michael Dawson, and he has remained a member of the floor.

Lee specialises in building and construction disputes, and has an in-depth knowledge of the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act, the Home Building Act, and the Design and Building Practitioners Act. Lee regularly advises commercial clients in relation to their contractual rights, payment disputes, delay and disruption claims, and defective work claims.

Lee regularly appears in disputes in the Technology & Construction List and the Commercial List of the NSW Supreme Court. In addition to this area of practice, Lee regularly appears in commercial disputes in the Equity Division of the NSW Supreme Court involving contractual and equitable claims, and real property.


  • BEc (Soc. Sci.) (Hons 1) (University of Sydney, 2003)
  • PhD (in Sociology, with a thesis on the role of Native Title in Indigenous citizenship in Australia) (University of NSW, 2007)
  • Dip. Law – (Legal Profession Admission Board, 2011)

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