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.
16 July 2019 - Knowledge
The Government’s reintroduction of laws to ensure that worker entitlement funds have much needed safeguards is a welcome move for the building and construction industry. The Fair Work Laws Amendment (Proper Use Of Worker Benefits) Bill 2019 is essential to address the concerning lack of proper rules and safeguards found in previous inquiries about how redundancy and leave funds operate.
15 July 2019 - Knowledge
The Independent Commission Against Corruption has published new guidelines called Managing Conflicts of Interest in the NSW Public Sector.
15 July 2019 - Knowledge
The Victorian Supreme Court in John Beever (Aust) Pty Ltd v Paper Australia Pty Ltd  VSC 126 provided further guidance on serving valid payment claims under the Building and Construction Security of Payment Act 2002 (Vic) (SOP Act).
09 July 2019 - Knowledge
Major project delivery around Australia has historically relied on the Australian Standard form of contracts for construction, in particular the AS4000 suite of contracts.
05 July 2019 - In the News
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National law firm Holding Redlich has announced the recruitment of two new partners and the appointment of 16 to senior positions.
03 July 2019 - Knowledge
Building certifiers (or surveyors) have always had a bit of a love/ hate relationship with professional indemnity insurance, but now changes in the insurance industry might force some certifiers out of business. This will have serious implications for the whole construction industry.
26 June 2019 - Knowledge
#Corporate & Commercial Law, #Competition & Consumer Law, #Workplace Relations & Safety, #Procurement, #Construction & Infrastructure, #Technology, Media & Telecommunications, #Superannuation, Funds Management & Financial Services
As the new financial year rapidly approaches, we outline the key changes that take effect from 1 July 2019 – as well as in the coming months - and discuss what you can do to best prepare for them.
25 June 2019 - Knowledge
With the formation of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Board, Victoria yesterday became the first jurisdiction in Australia to allow people in the late stages of advanced disease to take medication to induce their death at a time of their choosing, with hospital pharmacists central to the rigorous process.