Our team has a client-focused and value-driven approach designed to achieve our clients’ commercial objectives.
Our Construction, Infrastructure & Projects 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.
30 November 2022 - Knowledge
In its continued efforts to overhaul the behavioural norms of the NSW building industry, the NSW Government has introduced a series of amendments designed to improve transparency and confidence in the industry.
11 November 2022 - Knowledge
We discuss how contracts are varied and the resulting price adjustments to the contract.
02 November 2022 - Knowledge
In this edition, we look at the latest decisions on the Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020 (NSW), which takes a broad approach to the application of the statutory duty of care.
01 November 2022 - Knowledge
In this instalment, we discuss the obligation to give notice of a latent condition by revisiting the trial and appeal decisions of a dispute between BMD Major Projects Pty Ltd and Victorian Urban Development Authority.
05 October 2022 - Knowledge
In a recent decision, the Supreme Court of NSW closed a potential pathway for claims to be brought after the expiry of the statutory warranty period, where the statutory warranties are expressly contractual.
19 September 2022 - Knowledge
The Supreme Court of Victoria has dismissed an application to quash an adjudication determination because it found there was no jurisdictional error when the adjudicator decided to proceed with the adjudication under clause 9(2)(b) of the Security of Payment Act despite technical obligations.
18 September 2022 - Knowledge
In this two-part series, we consider some of the guiding principles as to how a latent condition clause applies by revisiting a case between a construction company and an urban development authority.
09 September 2022 - Knowledge
In the fourth article of the series we discuss how contractors and principals use time under the AS4902 and at law.
24 August 2022 - Knowledge
In this edition, we look at a recent decision in the Tribunal, where a builder was found to be in serious breach of a contract where it failed to ensure that it and its subcontractors were appropriately licensed to carry out the works.