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

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.

12 September 2017

From 1 January 2017, a new code of conduct will apply to contractors tendering or entering into contracts for new State building and construction projects.

14 December 2016

The novation of a construction contract to new owners of works is commonplace, resulting in the discharge of the original contract is discharged and the creation of a new contract.

14 November 2016

Two years on from the amendments to the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004 (Qld), it is a good time to revisit timing requirements for the service of a payment schedule.

18 October 2016