Construction

Construction and infrastructure projects continue to play a critical role in Australia’s economic growth. Page Seager offers specialist legal, commercial and strategic support to a range of public and private participants in the infrastructure, construction, engineering and mining sectors, drawing on extensive industry experience and knowledge to deliver commercially focused solutions.

Our clients appreciate our extensive experience across many different type of projects and delivery models (such as Construct-only, D&C, Alliance, and PPP), from smaller local projects through to large and complex infrastructure projects, including:

  • Civil Infrastructure, such as road and bridge construction, rail, tunnels, airport runway overlays, dam enlargements, water and wastewater systems, and port infrastructure;
  • Commercial and Industrial Building, such as high-rise, mixed-use and shopping centres, hotel developments, process plants and factories;
  • Social Infrastructure, such as hospitals, education, prisons, sports facilities, and affordable housing projects; and
  • Energy and Resources, such as power, onshore and offshore oil & gas projects and contract mining such as open cut coal, gold and iron ore.

Our tailored solutions cover issues such as structure and delivery of a project, tendering, procurement, risk analysis, drafting and negotiation of project documentation, contract management and dispute resolution.

Examples of our team’s experience in the construction and infrastructure sector includes:

  • Prior to joining Page Seager, David Palser held a number of legal, commercial and senior executive roles for international contractors in Australia, Europe and Asia;
  • Roads such as Deer Park Bypass (Vic, A$200m), Chenani-Nashri Tunnel (India, US$500m) and NLEX Segment 10 (Philippines, US$200m);
  • Rail such as Southern Cross Station PPP (Vic, A$430m), West Kowloon Terminus Station North (HK, A$1.2bn) and Exhibition Station & Western Approach Tunnel (HK, A$930m);
  • Hobart Airport Runway Overlay Project (Aust, A$40m);
  • Commercial Buildings & Social Infrastructure such as the Wynn Palace Casino (Macau, US$2.5bn), Tin Shui Wai Hospital (HK, A$370m), the New Jakarta Australian Embassy (Indonesia, A$230m) and Phase 1 of the Devonport Living City Project (Aust, A$70m); and
  • Water & Waste Water such as the Sludge Treatment Facility (HK, A$660m), Lai Chi Kok Drainage Tunnel (HK, A$260m) and Harbour Area Treatment Scheme (HATS) – Stage 2 (HK, $410m).

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