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K&L Gates

Construction

2 ranked lawyersBand 5AustraliaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Well recognised for its presence in the energy and renewables sector and particularly for advising with regard to the construction of wind farm projects. Also active on matters involving infrastructure projects, such as rail system upgradesand student accommodation. Advises on the full range of construction documentation, including EPC, D&C and O&M arrangements. Provides further expertise regarding construction disputes, representing project owners and contractors.

Strengths

A source describes the practice as "a reasonably good outfit with good partners which is heading up."

Work highlights

Advised ISS Group on the successful bid for the AUD470 million SA Schools Public Private Partnership Project.

Notable practitioners

Sandra Steele handles a wide range of disputes and arbitrations arising from the construction of energy, recreation, healthcare and transportation infrastructure. According to clients, "her experience as an arbitrator and leader in the industry gives her unparalleled understanding of construction disputes."

Simon Ashworth has extensive experience advising on construction PPP bids across diverse government-led infrastructure projects. "His aim is to provide you the most efficient legal service," asserts a client.

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Australia

Construction


Sandra Steele
Band 4
Simon Ashworth
Band 4