Adelaide Office

Level 1, 139 Frome Street, Adelaide

Phone: +61 8 8215 4200
Facsimile: + 61 8 8215 4222


Melbourne Office

Level 35, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne

Phone: +61 3 8639 5516

Key Contacts

Construction

We act for clients across Australia in respect of commercial construction and major infrastructure projects. We understand the special needs of clients operating in this sector, such as:

  • Assisting clients in selecting the appropriate delivery model for major projects and construction projects
  • Advising clients on tender evaluations while ensuring probity requirements are met
  • Risk management advice on the appropriate contractual agreements to be used or developed for particular projects
  • Ensuring ‘back to back’ obligations and risks are stepped down to a client’s subcontractors
  • Advice on financial and operational aspects of major infrastructure projects and on clients participating in project consortiums and joint ventures

Our Experience

  • Acting for builders in numerous PPP projects throughout Australia including in respect of design and construction contracts and joint venture issues
  • Negotiating and drafting terms of the Head Contract for the construction of the new Adelaide Airport Terminal
  • Drafting a design and construction contract for the first Green Star and ABGR Rated multistorey buildings in South Australia
  • Negotiating and drafting the terms of a Development Agreement for the sale of a landmark South Australian project valued at $142 million
  • Preparing an integrated fitout agreement for the fitout of a 10,000m² State Government tenancy in South Australia ’s first Green Star rated building
  • Preparing a design and construct contract for the construction of a reverse osmosis for water filtration plant in Broken Hill
  • Preparation of “turnkey” contracts for the construction of a high pressure gas transmission pipeline from Victoria to Adelaide and compressor stations.
  • Acting for the operator of 10 Water Treatment Plants in South Australia in connection with a Supreme Court claim about defective design and construction work
  • Acting for the owner and operator of a power station in South Australia in a Supreme Court dispute about liquidated damages and performance issues