Arnold Bloch Leibler

Construction Department

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What the team is known for Highly skilled in relation to the construction of commercial, residential, mixed-use and hospitality developments, advising clients on the negotiation, drafting, management and enforcement of building and construction agreements. Assists domestic and international property developers, with an especially strong roster of Asian developers and investors including clients from Malaysia, Singapore and China. Also known for its related financing and dispute resolution skills.

Strengths The lawyers win praise for their extensive industry knowledge, as one client comments: "They are extremely knowledgeable in the construction and property sector. They are always up to date with the latest trends and how agreements should be modified or updated to suit recent issues and cases."

Work highlights Engaged by Century Group Australia to advise on the D&C agreements for an AUD800 million apartment and hotel complex located on the banks of the Yarra River.

Notable practitioners

Kevin Frawley maintains a busy practice acting for property developers in relation to negotiations with contractors on the construction of major developments. "He has a very good reputation in the construction area, which ensures that our interests are best protected," notes a client, adding: "With his extensive knowledge in the construction space, we always benefit from his advice during negotiations."