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Troy Lewis

LLB (Hons), BBus (Acc)

Partner - Brisbane

Areas of Expertise

Construction & Infrastructure, Local Government , Renewable Energy


Troy is a Partner in construction litigation specialising in arbitration, expert determination and substantive litigation of construction disputes in all states and territories of Australia. Troy also specialises in claims involving the Security of Payment Acts Australia wide.

Troy has been listed in the 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 edition of Best Lawyers in Australia for Construction & Infrastructure Law. He is also recognised in the 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 edition of Doyles Guide as a leading lawyer in Construction & Infrastructure for Queensland. 


Troy has extensive project delivery expertise 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 on some of Queensland and Australia’s biggest projects including:

  • Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal
  • GLNG Project
  • Abbott Point Coal Terminal
  • Riverside Walk
  • Clem 7 Tunnel
  • Sino Iron Project
  • Northern Territory Secure Facilities PPP
  • Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre PPP 
  • Soul Development
  • Gold Coast Desalination Plant
  • Diamantina Power Station
  • Carnarvon Power Station
  • Lady Cilento Childrens Hospital
  • Gateway Motorway Upgrade 
  • Legacy Way
  • Hamilton & Whitsunday Solar Farms
  • Murra Warra Wind Farms
  • Daydream Island Redevelopment. 

Troy is also a recognised specialist in relation to construction and infrastructure disputes (including substantive litigation in all superior courts, arbitration, expert determination and mediation) as well as acting on behalf of both Claimants and Respondents in claims pursuant to the various Security of Payment Acts. This extensive experience ensures that Troy and the entire Holding Redlich security of payment team understand the tips, tricks and traps associated with such claims.

Troy assists in the training of adjudicators in all states and territories of Australia and conducts numerous courses in relation to construction matters generally and the various Security of Payment Acts. Troy is also the co-author of the online annotated Building and Construction Industry Payments Act published by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.