What the team is known for
The DLA Piper team is a popular choice among construction and engineering companies and public authorities in relation to transportation, energy and resources, sports and recreation infrastructure construction and redevelopment programmes. Handles the full scope of construction-related contracts and has noted experience with complex litigation and arbitration. Also active on property developments in the residential, utilities and retail sectors. Key clients include Australian Football League, Thales Australia, Windhoist Australia.
A client reports: "DLA Piper has, in very challenging circumstances, consistently delivered services of a high professional standard during my dealings with them, providing an excellent level of technical expertise, close client relationships and good delivery of services and value."
DLA Piper acted for the Downer Group with regard to disputes arising from several large-scale construction or infrastructure projects with which it is involved in the civil infrastructure, mining, public transport and renewable energy sectors.
is based in Brisbane and regularly advises on the delivery of large energy and infrastructure projects, being particularly noted for his international experience across the Asia-Pacific region. A client praises him for his "good grasp and understanding of us and of the background to what we are doing."