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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 dedicated pages on the key areas of Procurement and Building Cladding.

Procurement

Read more about our dedicated national Procurement practice group that provides services to a range of government and private sector clients here.

Building Cladding

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.

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

19 March 2019 - Knowledge

SEQ City Deal: Unlocking south east Queensland's local connections and global future

#Construction & Infrastructure

Last week saw an exciting step for the South East Queensland (SEQ) City Deal, with a landmark Statement of Intent signed and announced by all three levels of government on 15 March 2019 in Brisbane.

18 March 2019 - Knowledge

Wind turbine manufacturing resumes in Australia

#Construction & Infrastructure, #Renewable Energy

Wind turbine manufacturing on historic Ford motor plant

18 March 2019 - Knowledge

Inside track: Healthcare

#Construction & Infrastructure

The charges laid against Country Care, Robert Hogan and Cameron Harrison on 14 February 2018 relate to alleged cartel conduct involving assistive technology products used in rehabilitation and aged care

12 March 2019 - Knowledge

Inside track: Construction & Infrastructure

#Construction & Infrastructure

As the building quality fiasco continues to bite, insurers are starting to insert inconvenient exclusions into their policies, forcing private certifiers in NSW to warn that building in the state could grind to a halt.

12 March 2019 - Knowledge

Inside track: Healthcare

#Construction & Infrastructure

Primary health networks are intended to improve services at the local level, but recent events suggest political ideology may be lurking behind some matters of contestability and competition

05 March 2019 - Knowledge

Inside track: Healthcare

#Construction & Infrastructure

Federal AMA President, Dr Tony Bartone, and AMA Queensland President, Dr Dilip Dhupelia, have written to all members of the Queensland Parliament, urging them to amend draft mandatory reporting legislation so that doctors and medical students have the confidence and support to seek help when they are unwell.

26 February 2019 - Knowledge

Inside track: Construction & Infrastructure

#Construction & Infrastructure

The Australian government has released the first National Resources Statement in two decades, which aims to boost the country’s position as a global leader in the resources sector

26 February 2019 - Knowledge

Inside track: Healthcare

#Construction & Infrastructure

An audit of Queensland's manufacturing stone industry has revealed 98 workers have contracted the potentially deadly lung disease silicosis.

20 February 2019 - Knowledge

Infrastructure Australia off to a strong start with release of 2019 Infrastructure Priority List

#Construction & Infrastructure

Last month we wrote about Infrastructure Australia’s announcement of newly appointed CEO Romilly Madew and her set of priorities.

18 February 2019 - Knowledge

Inside track: Healthcare

#Construction & Infrastructure

A new agency Sport Integrity Australia is to be set up over the next two years, combining the activities of the ASADA, the Department of Health’s National Integrity of Sport Unit and the national sports integrity functions of Sport Australia.

11 February 2019 - Knowledge

Inside track: Healthcare

#Construction & Infrastructure

Data is a critical asset in the healthcare industry – our medical professionals rely on accurate and up-to-date clinical information in order to best assist patients.

11 February 2019 - Knowledge

Inside track: Construction & Infrastructure

#Construction & Infrastructure

The company charged with scrutinising building companies in the Territory is broken and should be scrapped, according to contractors stung by the collapse of a pre-approved civil construction firm