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Our Expertise

Construction & Infrastructure

Russell Kennedy advises on all aspects of the project life-cycle of construction and infrastructure projects.

We act for principals, contractors, sponsors, financiers and government at all levels including local government, statutory authorities, State government and Commonwealth government across a range of industry sectors including transport, universities, health, housing, water, aged care, property development and the defence and security sector.

Our focused and dedicated team of specialist lawyers is known for its industry insights and client care.  Our lawyers regularly advise on project design and delivery methodology, tendering and negotiation of projects, contract management, dispute resolution and arbitration or litigation in all tribunals, courts and forums.  Our lawyers work closely with specialist practice groups within the firm from planning and environment to property to provide a complete service across all your project needs.


Russell Kennedy offers expert legal services in:

  • Project design
  • Delivery methodologies
  • Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) and project financing
  • Tender strategies and implementation
  • Contract administration
  • Claims management
  • Construction dispute resolution
  • Litigation, arbitration and advocacy in building tribunals
  • Regulatory enforcement action
  • Downstream subcontracting and procurement
  • Training


Russell Kennedy or members of its team have many years of industry experience on significant projects, including:

  • Ararat Prison PPP
  • Wollongong Student Accommodation PPP
  • South East Queensland PPP Np. 2
  • WA Prisons PPP
  • NZ Schools PPP
  • West Gate Tunnel Project PPP
  • East West Link Stage 1 PPP
  • Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre Expansion
  • Flinders Street Station Administration Building Project
  • Cranbourne to Pakenham Level Crossing Removal Project
  • RMIT New Academic Street Project
  • Melbourne University Carlton Connect Project
  • Defence Site Maribyrnong Remediation Project
  • National Defence Base Services Project