Kiri Parr

Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters)



Kiri Parr is passionate about improving outcomes in the construction industry and has established her own consultancy practice to work with clients, industry and its participants to do just that.

Kiri is a Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne Law School lecturing in the Masters course ‘Major Projects Delivery: Legal Interfaces’ and is actively involved in the Queensland Law Society Ethics Committee and is Co Vice Chair of the FIDIC Contracts Committee.

Prior to establishing her own company, Kiri spent more than 20 years as a construction lawyer, initially in private practice and followed by 15 years as the Regional General Counsel for Arup, a large international professional consulting company. During this time, Kiri was involved in numerous large projects in the region including Airport Link, Gold Coast Light Rail and Marina Bay Sands.

Kiri was on the board of Consult Australia, the industry body for consultants in the built environment for six years and was President from 2017 to 2019.

In 2014 and 2015, Kiri was named in Australia’s most powerful part-timers list published by Women’s Agenda and from 2015 to 2019 Kiri was included in Doyle’s Leading In-House Construction Lawyers in Australia.

Teaching (2023)