Our People

Together, our highly skilled lawyers deliver a multi-disciplinary service that extends beyond a premium legal service. We care about our clients, their businesses and are dedicated to delivering results that truly matter.

Valerie Cortes


Construction + Projects


Valerie is a lawyer in our Construction + Projects division. She has experience in a variety of large construction litigation matters and has been involved extensively to both the front-end and back-end construction matters.

Valarie also has experience in commercial litigation and insolvency matters.

Areas of Experience

  • Building and Construction
  • General Commercial Litigation
  • Competition and Consumer Law claims


  • Bachelor of Business and Laws (University of Technology Sydney)


  • Supreme Courts of New South Wales


With the technical skills, diverse backgrounds and practical experience to match, our teams care about their clients.

Our Expertise

We have a strong reputation for providing specialist, market-leading advice in the practices we offer. Our teams are experts in their field and provide an unrivalled service to clients.


We want to share our knowledge with you. A collection of news and insights into those areas in which we specialise.


We offer a relevant, easy access platform that allows clients and colleagues to gain access to relevant resources.

Contact Us

With offices in Sydney and Melbourne, our team pride themselves on always being available for their clients.


We are collaborative, respectful and inclusive. Recruiting the best talent is only half of the equation; providing a culture that enables development is the other.

See our exciting opportunities available for graduates, lawyers, legal support staff and business services professionals.