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.
12 March 2019 - Knowledge
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.
05 March 2019 - Knowledge
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.
20 February 2019 - Knowledge
Last month we wrote about Infrastructure Australia’s announcement of newly appointed CEO Romilly Madew and her set of priorities.
18 February 2019 - Knowledge
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
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
07 February 2019 - Knowledge
The federal election will take place prior to 18 May this year and the two major parties have now declared their position on procurement.