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Maddocks

Construction, Infrastructure & Project Finance

4 ranked lawyersBand 3AustraliaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

A highly regarded construction group frequently attracting mandates from the transportation, residential, and mining and natural resources sectors. Serves a diverse clientele of contractors, state government and regulatory bodies. Regularly advises on the establishment of D&C arrangements. Also adept at representing building groups as well as public authorities in complex contractor disputes arising out of infrastructure projects.

Strengths

"They’ve delivered the highest-class services possible," a client enthuses. "They’ve provided the right advice and advocacy in negotiating commercial deals for us, and have assisted us to achieve our commercial objectives in short order."

"They have excellent knowledge of government requirements," adds another client. "They make sure that we are protected but also that we get a fair and equitable position. So far, they have proven that they provide very good and sound advice."

Work highlights

Advised Diversified Minerals on the EPC contract with DRA Pacific for a proposed gold processing plant at the Dargues Gold Project.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Chapman regularly assists government bodies with the contractual aspects and delivery of strategic infrastructure projects. Source consider him an "impressive, solid performer."

Andrew Pitney advises clients on aspects of PPP delivery and contractual arrangements regarding significant energy and construction projects. Clients are "particularly impressed with his speed of service, attention to detail and ability to add value to the deal both from a legal perspective and with commercial suggestions."

Matthew Stulic maintains a busy contentious practice, acting on construction disputes for contractors, principals, owners and state governments. Sources consider him "a very good tactician."

Experienced litigator Paul Woods is noted by sources for "putting his clients' arguments as strongly as they can be put." He represents both government bodies and contractors in construction disputes.

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Australia

Construction


Andrew Chapman
Band 4
Andrew Pitney
Band 3
Mathew Stulic
Band 4
Paul Woods
Band 4