Biography

Kon is a partner in Gilbert + Tobin's Real Estate + Projects group.

He is a leading construction and infrastructure lawyer who advises on project structuring, contractual risk allocation, dispute management and dispute resolution across the infrastructure, construction, engineering and resources sectors.

Kon has established a strong reputation for being accessible, responsive and for delivering strategic outcomes to the problems that face the entire project life cycle.  His approach to legal problem solving is commercial, practical and relatable.  He strives to always resolve issues which often lead to disputes quickly and cost effectively.  Where disputes are unavoidable, Kon has considerable experience in conducting litigation and arbitration across all local jurisdictions and internationally.

Kon’s clients include leading market participants responsible for delivering residential and commercial developments, roads, bridges, airports, rail projects, sporting facilities, and oil and gas, process and power plants.

He is consistently recognised as a leading construction and infrastructure lawyer in numerous local and international publications including Best Lawyers, Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal.

Kon holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws from the University of NSW.

Kon is recommended as a Global Leader for Construction

Who’s Who Legal 2020

Kon is recommended as an Australian Leader for Construction

Who’s Who Legal 2020

Kon is recognised for Construction/Infrastructure Law

Best Lawyers Australia 2021

Kon is recognised as an Australian Leader for Construction

Legal 500 2019 and 2020

Kon is recommended for Construction & Infrastructure Litigation

Doyle’s Guide 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 and 2015