Our team has a client-focused and value-driven approach designed to achieve our clients’ commercial objectives.
Our Construction and Infrastructure Group works closely with clients to effectively manage contractual and commercial risk and to avoid, minimise and resolve disputes. Understanding clients’ objectives within the broader commercial and political context of their operations is a priority.
We also have dedicated pages on the key areas of Procurement and Building Cladding.
Read more about our dedicated national Procurement practice group that provides services to a range of government and private sector clients here.
Building cladding issues and legislation are currently among the most important topics for the construction industry. To see what expertise we provide in this area, click here.
Advising and acting on behalf of clients in relation to construction disputes (substantive litigation in all superior courts, arbitration, expert determination and mediation) in a number of sectors including major commercial construction, civil works projects, infrastructure projects, water, energy and resources projects, PPP’s, LNG projects and mining projects.
20 August 2019 - Knowledge
Restricting schedule 2 and 3 medications to pharmacies is inflating prices, while restricting access, former Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Expert Committee - Quality Care Chair, Dr Evan Ackermann, claims.
12 August 2019 - Knowledge
Data from the RICS Construction and Infrastructure Survey indicates that construction activity was broadly driven by infrastructure workloads during Q2 of 2019. This difference appears to be particularly acute in Australasia where governments (state and federal ) have increased infrastructure outlays.
12 August 2019 - Knowledge
The Australian Energy Regulator has recently commenced court action against a number of wind farm operators in South Australia in relation to the 2016 SA blackout. The case is likely to be as complex as it is political.
23 July 2019 - Knowledge
The NSW Government has at last confirmed that all the amendments in the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Amendment Act 2018 and the accompanying Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Regulation 2008 will commence on 21 October 2019.
16 July 2019 - Knowledge
The Government’s reintroduction of laws to ensure that worker entitlement funds have much needed safeguards is a welcome move for the building and construction industry. The Fair Work Laws Amendment (Proper Use Of Worker Benefits) Bill 2019 is essential to address the concerning lack of proper rules and safeguards found in previous inquiries about how redundancy and leave funds operate.
15 July 2019 - Knowledge
The Independent Commission Against Corruption has published new guidelines called Managing Conflicts of Interest in the NSW Public Sector.