Michael practices primarily in the areas of construction and infrastructure focusing on “front end” contractual work. Michael assists in the drafting construction contracts and related documents. Michael also has experience in dispute resolution and has assisted construction companies and consultants in both small and large-scale disputes including Magistrates Court matters, adjudications and commercial arbitrations, and matters in the Supreme Court.

Experience

  • Acting for principals including property developers, universities and local government in relation to a broad range of projects such as hotels, civic buildings and cultural centres. 

  • Drafting construction contracts and related documents including Australian Standards

  • Advising clients on discrete issues in relation construction and infrastructure works such as risk and insurance. 

  • Advising clients on contract drafting, breach of contract and potential damages claims.

  • Assisting a construction company in a misleading and deceptive conduct in the Supreme Court of Western Australia.

  • Assisting contractors in numerous security of payment adjudication disputes and commercial arbitrations.

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