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.
10 August 2020 - Knowledge
Australian mental health organisation Beyond Blue has partnered with Accenture and Medibank to develop a 24/7 Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service to meet the surge in demand for its services since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March.
03 August 2020 - Knowledge
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners is urging people to ‘mask up’ to help stop the spread of COVID-19, with the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services lists lawful exemptions for not wearing a face covering.
28 July 2020 - Knowledge
The new $200 million Building Acceleration Fund is a Queensland Government initiative to support infrastructure projects and job creation in the industry as part of the State’s economic recovery plan post-COVID-19.
16 July 2020 - Knowledge
According to the Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) 2nd Quarter 2020 Australia Report, the impacts of COVID-19 being felt by Australian construction markets and associated tender costs differ around the country.
15 July 2020 - Knowledge
We examine how simple contracts and deeds in the construction industry can be executed remotely and the current regulations in various states to facilitate the electronic signing of documents during COVID-19.
06 July 2020 - Knowledge
The Department of Health and the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s Behavioural Economics Team of the Australian Government (BETA) have released the findings of a 12-month trial of trying to reduce antibiotic prescriptions, reporting that Australia’s General Practice doctors prescribe more antibiotics than any other health professionals in the country.