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Band 1
  1. Clayton Utz
    1
    Clayton Utz
    Construction
    2024 | Band 1 | 12 Years Ranked
    Clayton Utz maintains a leading reputation in the construction space, as well as for major infrastructure projects. It regularly advises national, state and local government bodies on a wide range of strategic development projects in public transport, water and energy. Clayton Utz offers extensive expertise in rail and road PPPs. It assists clients on the full range of contentious and non-contentious matters relating to construction and infrastructure projects. Key clients include Australian Rail Track Corporation and Department of Transport and Main Roads.
  2. Corrs Chambers Westgarth
    1
    Corrs Chambers Westgarth
    Construction
    2024 | Band 1 | 12 Years Ranked
    Corrs Chambers Westgarth is renowned for advising on the full range of construction matters, including contract development and contentious issues. It demonstrates skills in handling high-value infrastructure and redevelopment projects across the transport, energy and healthcare sectors. The team can cover the life-cycle of a project from the bidding and procurement stages to risk assessment and planning approvals. Corrs Chambers Westgarth maintains a strong reputation for representing both state governments and commercial contractors in large-scale disputes, including arbitrations. Key clients include CIMIC, Victorian Government and John Holland.
  3. 1
    MinterEllison
    Construction
    2024 | Band 1 | 12 Years Ranked
    MinterEllison has a top-tier construction team that regularly assists government bodies and developers on high-profile front-end and back-end mandates. The team advises on social housing programmes, novel construction loans, major infrastructure redevelopments and PPP projects. It also handles disputes relating to various aspects of infrastructure projects execution. The firm fields the resources to support infrastructure projects in the rail, aviation, energy, healthcare and education areas. MinterEllison is rated as one of Australia's leading advisers to public sector entities. Key clients include CPB Contractors and Rail Projects Victoria.
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Band 2
  1. Allens
    2
    Allens
    Construction
    2024 | Band 2 | 12 Years Ranked
    Allens is highly regarded for its adroit handling of major road, rail and air transportation projects together with an established track record in the resources arena. It has an outstanding reputation in respect of all aspects of project financing and PPPs, and counts major public entities and corporate and banking groups among its clients. Allens handles downstream construction mandates, acting for government corporations as well as contractors, and is active on both contentious and transactional matters. Key clients include Transport for NSW, Equinor and Multiplex.
  2. 2
    Pinsent Masons LLP
    Construction
    2024 | Band 2 | 8 Years Ranked
    Pinsent Masons maintains a well-respected presence in the construction arena. Its team advises major contractors and developers on various matters pertaining to infrastructure projects, including procurement and both contentious and non-contentious matters arising out of design and construction contracts. The department is active on mandates in the public transport, energy and water sectors. Key clients include Webuild and Ventia.
  3. Ashurst
    Construction
    2024 | Band 2
  4. King & Wood Mallesons
    Construction
    2024 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. Baker McKenzie
    3
    Baker McKenzie
    Construction
    2024 | Band 3 | 12 Years Ranked
    Baker McKenzie demonstrates sector expertise in transportation, natural resources and social infrastructure, advising on design, construction and maintenance agreements, as well as on procurement strategy, tendering and contract drafting. The firm acts for a wide range of domestic and international clients on front-end transactions and contractor disputes. Its contentious offering includes expertise regarding both litigation and arbitration. The team is highlighted for its expertise in delivering energy-related construction projects, particularly in the renewables space. Key clients include ALDI and mRNA Victoria.
  2. Norton Rose Fulbright
    3
    Norton Rose Fulbright
    Construction
    2024 | Band 3 | 17 Years Ranked
    Norton Rose Fulbright represents construction contractors as well as government entities in the design, construction and operational aspects of major transportation projects, including roads, railways and ports. It also focuses on a wide range of EPC matters in the renewable energy sector. The team covers complex disputes and has won appointments from public authorities and contractors alike. Norton Rose Fulbright fields project finance expertise, representing lenders and sponsors with regard to large projects in the energy, land and air transport sectors. Key clients include CWP Renewables, AirTrunk and Investa.
  3. Herbert Smith Freehills
    Construction
    2024 | Band 3
  4. Maddocks
    Construction
    2024 | Band 3
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Band 4
  1. 4
    Clyde & Co
    Construction
    2024 | Band 4 | 8 Years Ranked
    Clyde & Co is acknowledged for its solid handling of large-scale disputes and international arbitrations. It further assists clients on non-contentious matters, advising contractors on infrastructure projects. Its clients include major engineering and construction companies operating in the oil and gas, renewables and infrastructure sectors. Based in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne, the team readily collaborates with the firm's global network on significant cross-border mandates. Key clients include John Holland and CIMIC.
  2. DLA Piper Australia
    4
    DLA Piper Australia
    Construction
    2024 | Band 4 | 12 Years Ranked
    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. It handles the full scope of construction-related contracts and has noted experience with complex litigation and arbitration. The firm is also active on property developments in the residential, utilities and retail sectors. Key clients include Downer Utilities Australia and Hyundai.
  3. Jones Day
    4
    Jones Day
    Construction
    2024 | Band 4 | 8 Years Ranked
    Jones Day is able to leverage its international network to handle significant national and cross-border construction mandates from its offices in Sydney, Brisbane and Perth. It has a notable reputation for handling high-profile disputes, representing clients in arbitrations and litigation proceedings, as well as in adjudications. Jones Day is active on matters involving the implementation of energy and infrastructure projects as well as residential and industrial developments. Key clients include DRA Global and Kongsberg Maritime.
  4. White & Case LLP
    4
    White & Case LLP
    Construction
    2024 | Band 4 | 3 Years Ranked
    White & Case's highly respected project finance and infrastructure team focuses on servicing the legal needs of major stakeholders on large infrastructure projects. The firm's clients include project financiers, sponsors and government bodies. It is active on matters relating to healthcare and public transport infrastructure and is often instructed to assist in the financing of offshore wind farms. Key clients include HyperOne and Rail Projects Victoria.
  5. Arnold Bloch Leibler
    Construction
    2024 | Band 4
  6. Colin Biggers & Paisley
    Construction
    2024 | Band 4
  7. McCullough Robertson
    Construction
    2024 | Band 4
  8. MolinoCahill Lawyers
    Construction
    2024 | Band 4
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Band 5
  1. Gadens
    5
    Gadens
    Construction
    2024 | Band 5 | 8 Years Ranked
    The team at Gadens is regularly engaged for front-end urban construction advice. It covers all aspects of development projects, including real estate matters, finance and design and construction agreements. Gadens frequently assists on high-value residential developments. The team is also active across the retail, hospitality, healthcare and education sectors. Key clients include Football Victoria and South East Water.
  2. Hall & Wilcox
    5
    Hall & Wilcox
    Construction
    2024 | Band 5 | 1 Years Ranked
    Hall & Wilcox is engaged by both government authorities and private organisations and is known for its front-end construction advice. It has strengths in advising on construction in the energy and resources space. Key clients include Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning and Compass Housing Group.
  3. K&L Gates
    5
    K&L Gates
    Construction
    2024 | Band 5 | 7 Years Ranked
    K&L Gates is well known for its presence in the energy and renewables sector and particularly for advising on the construction of wind farm projects. It is also active on matters involving infrastructure projects, such as rail system upgrades and student accommodation. The team advises on the full range of construction documentation, including EPC, D&C and O&M arrangements. In addition, it provides further expertise regarding construction disputes, representing both project owners and contractors. Key clients include CPB Contractors and Honeywell.
  4. Mills Oakley
    5
    Mills Oakley
    Construction
    2024 | Band 5 | 8 Years Ranked
    Mills Oakley is regularly instructed on front-end construction matters as well as related disputes from its offices in Sydney and Brisbane. It offers expertise in urban redevelopment and property developments for residential, retail, hospitality and healthcare purposes, as well as infrastructure matters in the transport sphere. The team regularly advises property developers, contractors and other stakeholders on the negotiation of construction contracts. Key clients include Woolworths, Mulpha Australia and Mirvac.
  5. Squire Patton Boggs
    5
    Squire Patton Boggs
    Construction
    2024 | Band 5 | 8 Years Ranked
    Squire Patton Boggs offers construction expertise from its offices located in Darwin, Perth and Sydney. It is noted for its work on large construction disputes, notably including international arbitrations, often concerning energy and resources projects. The firm also fields front-end expertise for residential developments. Its clients include construction and engineering companies, contractors, property groups and government bodies. Key clients include Pilot Energy and Talison Lithium.
  6. Thomson Geer
    5
    Thomson Geer
    Construction
    2024 | Band 5 | 6 Years Ranked
    Thomson Geer has an established practice that provides front-end construction expertise, particularly in the energy and transport infrastructure areas. It acts for a client roster of construction and engineering contractors, as well as government authorities. It has a strong focus on assisting clients on tenders and the negotiation of D&C and EPC contracts. It also advises in relation to disputes arising from substantial construction projects. Key clients include Acciona Construction Australia, Bouygues Construction and Gamuda Australia.
  7. HFW
    Construction
    2024 | Band 5
  8. HWL Ebsworth Lawyers
    Construction
    2024 | Band 5
  9. Jackson McDonald
    Construction
    2024 | Band 5
  10. Johnson Winter Slattery
    Construction
    2024 | Band 5