Construction

Construction - Australia

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With Australian infrastructure facing unprecedented demand, significant investment and development is required to remove impediments to future economic growth. King & Wood Mallesons is both a thought leader and trusted legal adviser to public and private players in planning and delivering large-scale and critical infrastructure projects.

Our team has extensive experience in the oil and gas, energy and resources, economic and social infrastructure, real estate and telecommunications sectors, both within Australia and internationally. Market leaders in the field, we provide a full range of specialist construction legal services to help bring your project to life.

We can assist you on the complex legal, financial and commercial issues which may arise during the development and delivery of major resources and infrastructure projects, from acquisition, financing, project structuring and risk management, procurement, project implementation and contract administration through to dispute resolution.

Our focus is on offering commercial, innovative, end-to-end solutions to help you successfully deliver your project.

Our expertise has been sought by government and private owners, sponsors, financiers and contractors to guide them through the latest forms of project delivery and financing.

We have a full team specialising in this area.

Discover our latest insights into legal issues affecting your business

In the wake of some high profile WA builders entering administration, the WA Government has launched a review to improve security of payment for local subcontractors.

27 March 2018

Parties unhappy with an adjudication determination will need to pursue time consuming civil proceedings in order to seek to recover the amounts paid to the other party.

05 March 2018

To protect the interests of subcontractors, the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act introduces a mandatory requirement for PBAs to be established by head contractors.

01 March 2018

It is becoming more important for financiers, owners, principals and contractors to manage counterparty insolvency risk as a key part of their project contingency plans.

11 October 2017