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.
03 April 2020 - Knowledge
In order to give project participants the ability to mitigate the delays inherent in enforcing social distancing on construction sites, the NSW government has removed any constraint on working days in existing and future consents. We look at what the new order may mean for existing construction contracts.
31 March 2020 - Knowledge
A leading healthcare operator has warned dozens of private hospitals across the country will be forced to close, standing down thousands of health workers, unless governments help replace the revenue lost when elective surgery was banned.
30 March 2020 - Knowledge
At the end of 2019, the ABCC announced it would be conducting an audit campaign of code covered entities that have failed to report disputed or delayed payments to the ABCC. What does this mean and how does this affect you?
24 March 2020 - Knowledge
Reasonable planning by the principal about how to perform the works when considering a response to a show cause notice is not evidence of failure to exercise the obligation of good faith.
18 March 2020 - Knowledge
COVID-19 has already had an unprecedented impact upon business and the economy. Supply chains have been disrupted, business arrangements have been altered and there is a real uncertainty in the community about how to respond to the event. So what do you need to know and what do you need to do immediately to manage this issue?
18 March 2020 - Knowledge
As responses to COVID-19 continue to develop, many construction and infrastructure businesses might have at least part of their workforce working from home or otherwise remotely. We outline 10 key things businesses can now do to get in front of the game once the world returns to normal.
11 March 2020 - Knowledge
We look at the new Building and Development Certifiers Act and Part 6 of the EP&A Act which are set to give principal certifiers new powers, responsibilities and liabilities.