Commercial and infrastructure contractors

We advise and act for commercial and infrastructure contractors involved in public and private infrastructure development, resources, and oil and gas projects before, during and after contract delivery.

Who we are

We work closely with clients to manage risk, and avoid and resolve disputes, with our team collectively drawing on a wide-ranging pool of experience, having worked both with and for multinational engineering, construction and petroleum firms.

Having acted in major infrastructure, construction and engineering disputes, ranging in value from $2 million to $400 million, our team possesses practical, hands-on knowledge, and is ready for deployment to any complex project.

Who we are

What we do

We have advised and acted for clients across a broad range of projects in the construction and infrastructure sector, from the rollout of the National Broadband Network, to offshore infrastructure facilities, wastewater treatment plants, power plants, substations and cogeneration plants.

In addition to this, our project experience encompasses a wide-ranging involvement with ports, major dredging projects and resources infrastructure, mining camps, and industrial and distribution sites.

Our team has also worked closely with clients involved in shopping centre construction, major recreational facilities and sporting clubs, commercial warehouses, offices and residential tower buildings, schools, hospitals, universities and aged care facilities, and government institutions.

Pre-contract

Our pre-contract services include:

  • Domestic and international contracts advice.
  • Negotiating and settling contracts with tenderers, subcontractors, consultants and suppliers.
  • Assessing different construction contract types and choosing the right model for individual projects.
  • Contract administration strategies development and implementation.
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  • Project risk management strategies development and implementation.
  • Flowchart development and establishing a step-by-step procurement process strategy.
  • Reviewing and adapting tender approaches.
  • Australian Standard forms advice.
  • Bespoke contracts advice.
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Pre-contract

Contract delivery

Contract delivery

Our contract delivery services include:

  • Contract administration in accordance with contractual obligations and risk profiles.
  • Day-to-day project correspondence.
  • Proactive risk management tailored for individual client risk profiles.
  • Ongoing education and training.
  • Dispute resolution.

Post-contract

Our post-contract services include:

  • Complex construction and engineering disputes, including domestic and cross-border disputes, encompassing litigation, mediation, arbitration, reference hearings and expert determination.
  • Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act adjudication proceedings and related processes.
  • Delay, disruption and loss of productivity claims.
  • Variation, defects and latent conditions disputes.
  • Alternative dispute management and resolution strategies.

Post-contract

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