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Construction & Infrastructure

Our team has a client-focused and value-driven approach designed to achieve our clients’ commercial objectives.

Construction & Infrastructure

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. 

Expertise

  • we specialise in all aspects of construction and infrastructure law with particular expertise in documenting and advising on complex projects 
  • we act for principals, developers, contractors, facilities managers, consultants and other industry participants
  • our clients range from major institutions to specialist consultants and subcontractors
  • we deliver front and back end services including tenders and project documentation; claims preparation and review; security of payment advice and claims- contract administration, risk management and strategic project planning; alternative dispute resolution, litigation and arbitration; and residential building disputes (NSW).
  • we also have a dedicated national Procurement practice group that provides services to a range of government and private sector clients. Please click here to see full details.

Experience

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. 

This includes advising on some significant projects

  • Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal
  • GLNG Project
  • Abbott Point Coal Terminal
  • Riverside Walk
  • advising NSW Housing on a major social housing project in Glebe
  • advising the Northern Territory Government on the development of the Marine Industry Park (a 160 hectare development in Darwin)
  • advising a consortium on all aspects of its bid for Sydney International Convention, Exhibition and Entertainment Centre PPP
  • advising a consortium on its bid for the Sunshine Coast University Hospital PPP
  • advising financiers in relation to the O&M contracts for Lane Cove Tunnel project
  • advising financiers in relation to the widening and refinancing of the M5 toll road in New South Wales
  • acting in a major arbitration involving the construction of electricity and steam generation facilities at six Victorian hospitals involving companies from Australia, New Zealand, France and America (the Victorian Hospitals Cogeneration Project – VHCP)
  • advising an engineering company in relation to claims arising from the construction of an underground liquefied petroleum gas facility.


Troy Lewis

Troy Lewis

Partner

Brisbane

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Stephen Burton

Stephen Burton

Partner

Brisbane

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Stephen Natoli

Stephen Natoli

Partner

Melbourne

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Kyle Siebel

Kyle Siebel

Partner

Melbourne

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Suzy Cairney

Suzy Cairney

Partner

Brisbane

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Tony Britt

Tony Britt

Consultant

Sydney

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Recent Posts

12 December 2018 - Knowledge

Recycle, reuse, redevelop: Non-conforming building products and cladding issues for owners in redeveloping commercial buildings

#Construction & Infrastructure

Waste has rarely been a bigger issue, and recycling and upcycling old materials is becoming more and more trendy. But then the construction industry has been doing this for years.

12 December 2018 - Knowledge

2018 year in review - the top issues and where to next

#Corporate & Commercial Law, #Workplace Relations & Safety, #Data & Privacy, #Competition & Consumer Law, #Procurement, #Property & Real Estate, #Technology, Media & Communications, #Transport, Shipping & Logistics, #Construction & Infrastructure

As 2018 rapidly draws to a close, our practice group experts take a magnifying glass to the top issues from the year - and outline what they expect to dominate in 2019.

10 December 2018 - Knowledge

Surprise! It’s a Christmas payment claim

#Construction & Infrastructure

In the lead up to the Christmas break, a reminder for project managers to be on alert for surprise payment claims.

10 December 2018 - Knowledge

Inside track: Healthcare

#Construction & Infrastructure

Having gained assurances on key amendments to the legislation in recent days, the AMA supports the asylum seeker Urgent Medical Treatment Bill being promoted by Independent MP and former AMA President, Professor Kerryn Phelps.

05 December 2018 - Knowledge

Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Amendment Act 2018

#Construction & Infrastructure

On 21 November 2018 the NSW Government passed the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Amendment Act 2018 (the Act). The Act forms part of New South Wales’ formal review of the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW) (SOPA) which commenced in 2015.

05 December 2018 - Knowledge

Commonwealth Modern Slavery Bill passes parliament

#Construction & Infrastructure

After a hotly debated parliamentary process, the Modern Slavery Bill 2018 (Cth) has passed both houses of parliament and now awaits Royal Assent as the final step to its enactment.

03 December 2018 - Knowledge

Inside track: Construction & Infrastructure

#Construction & Infrastructure

The headline fall in capex spending by Australian business was unexpected, but there were some promising signs for next year in investment intentions.

03 December 2018 - Knowledge

Inside track: Healthcare

#Construction & Infrastructure

Medical information supplied by an unknown number of customers to Commonwealth Bank's insurance operation is made available to other arms of the bank, including to staff who decide whether to approve or decline loan applications

30 November 2018 - Media Release

Holding Redlich boosts its renewable energy expertise with appointment of specialist senior associate

#Construction & Infrastructure

National law firm Holding Redlich has welcomed new senior associate Scott Schlink to its construction and infrastructure team in Melbourne as a specialist in the area of renewable energy.

27 November 2018 - Knowledge

ALP alternatives to the National Energy Guarantee

#Construction & Infrastructure, #Planning, Environment & Sustainability

The Australian Labor Party (ALP) has announced a range of renewables policies which it intends to take to the Federal election outside of the NEG.

26 November 2018 - Knowledge

Inside track: Healthcare

#Construction & Infrastructure

Patients around the world are suffering pain and many have died as a result of faulty medical devices that have been allowed on to the market by a system dogged by poor regulation, lax rules on testing and a lack of transparency, an investigation has found.

20 November 2018 - Knowledge

Inside track: Healthcare

#Construction & Infrastructure

The needles-in-strawberries crisis has caused a “massive” jump in demand for product recall covers from food producers. It has seen insurers place more stringent criteria for product recall cover.