Meet Rigby Cooke’s Construction and Projects Partner Greg Bush, who has over 20 years of experience in providing advice on project delivery strategies, negotiating and drafting of contracts, the administration and management of contracts to maximise clients’ outcomes and avoid disputes, security of payment remedies, and litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. Greg shares his career highlights and some thoughts for those just starting out in their legal career.
Last good book, podcast or film?
Malcolm Gladwell – Revisionist History.
When do your best ideas come?
In the shower!
Why did you choose law and your practice area?
As a lawyer practicing in construction, my ‘mountains of paperwork’ ends up resulting in a built form that I can point to proudly (and bore my kids with!).
What is the best piece of advice you can give lawyers starting out today?
It’s a great discipline and window into the commercial world – whether you end up being a career lawyer or not, it’s worthwhile!
What do you enjoy most about working with your clients?
Being able to ‘cut through’ to find cost effective and efficient solutions to problems.