Constructive Legal Solutions is committed to delivering excellence for the construction and trades industry and beyond. We view our client issues holistically and provide specialised pragmatic and commercial solutions that are cost effective and with a focus on win-win outcome.
We are backed by NECA Victoria, an organisation which began in Melbourne in 1916, having strong roots dealing with wages, conditions and industrial action.
Over the years, the employment and commercial landscape has evolved and with that, comes the challenge of legal complexity. To meet this challenge, specifically for electrotechnology, construction and trades, Constructive Legal Solutions was launched.
General ManagerRead Bio
Lina is the General Manager for Constructive Legal Solutions and Business Solutions Hub. Lina holds a bachelor’s degree in business, a major in accounting, an MBA, CPA, and has completed her Entrepreneurship and Innovation training at Stanford University.
Lina brings with her extensive experience in managing business operations of Fortune 500 companies, has profitably accelerated revenue growth, and led transformational change programs to position businesses for continued success in challenging environments. Lina has been instrumental in enabling companies to succeed through their start-up, scale-up, and managing their transformation programs.
Lina is passionate about building, leading and inspiring high-performing teams who consistently deliver beyond expectations to their clients and business partners.
Naveen Raghavan is passionate about employment law and industrial relations and his calm approach and ability to interpret complex matters allows him to achieve real solutions.
He has an extensive generalist background encompassing the areas of employment, civil, criminal, administrative and construction law. Naveen is also committed to social justice issues, having previously volunteered at the Flemington & Kensington Community Legal Centre, Refugee Legal and the Fitzroy Legal Service.
Senior Commercial LawyerRead Bio
Senior Commercial Lawyer
Marie is a senior corporate and commercial lawyer. Marie has an LL.B (Hons) and an LL.M (Corporate & Commercial) and is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Marie has strong leadership experience, having worked closely with CEOs, Boards, and stakeholders to provide legal & compliance advice, corporate governance, strategic development & mitigation of organisational risk advice.
She is a hands-on lawyer with experience in commercial contracts, intellectual property law, procurement, information technology, competition and consumer law, insurance, and privacy (including management of big data).
Peter EvansRead Bio
Peter Evans originally trained as an Electrical and Electronic Engineer and then moved in his career through a variety of technical, strategic, operational and governance roles.
He holds an MBA and Master of Leadership from Deakin University and a Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance and Risk Management from the Governance Institute of Australia, winning the Ian Falconer Prize for the best graduate in 2022. This degree qualifies him as a Chartered Secretary. He is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia.
Operations ManagerRead Bio
Tash Gambas is a results-driven, customer-centric, and accomplished operations supervisor with 7 years of experience as a Legal Assistant and 4 years of extensive Administration experience across the construction and engineering sectors.
Over the last year, Tash has focused on providing legal assistance to customers of Constructive Legal Solutions and now manages the end-to-end business operations for the Business Solutions Hub. Tash is committed to providing timely and personalised assistance to businesses within construction, electrotechnology, trades and non-trade industries.
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