Tina Funge is currently a PhD Student at the University of Technology Sydney, focussing her research on infrastructure contracting.
She has more than 20 years’ experience as a front-end construction lawyer, both in top tier private practices and in-house with contractors and has gained an in-depth knowledge of the drivers and strategy used by private and ASX listed construction companies to win work and address risk, within the parameters of corporate processes and governance.
Tina has worked on a wide variety of construction and engineering projects across a number of sectors using various procurement methods. Whilst in-house, she contributed to tender submissions and contract negotiations, project delivery advice, procurement, preparation of claims and settlement of disputes. She prepared and delivered training to businesses, risk reviews, corporate reporting, business strategy, drafted policies and created and implemented a corporate compliance framework, modern slavery program and an anti-bribery and corruption audit framework.
Tina completed a Masters in Construction Law at the University of Melbourne, graduating with First Class Honours. She is a member and past contributor to the Society of Construction Law Australia, where she has received the Highly Commended Brooking Prize for papers on force majeure, ECI contracting and unconditional security.
Her most recent published work can be found in the International Construction Law Review in January 2020.
Melbourne Law Masters