Monczko

Travis Monczko

Lawyer

Areas of expertise

Overview

Travis specialises in corporate and commercial transactions, particularly in the construction and energy and resources industries. He also specialises in applying emerging legal technologies (including document automation systems) to develop more efficient and cost effective legal solutions for clients.

Prior to joining the firm in 2016, Travis was a lawyer in the Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure group at Minter Ellison in Brisbane.

Experience

Travis has experience with some of Australia’s largest construction projects. He has contributed towards the following recent significant matters:

 

Corporate Advisory

  • Advising a government business enterprise in relation to some of Tasmania’s largest interest rate swap transactions;
  • Drafting agreements and advising a government business enterprise in relation to Australian Consumer Law issues arising from a referral sales marketing initiative;
  • Advising a major international mining company in relation to the applicability of building and construction industry portable long service levy legislation to construction work carried out incidentally to mining operations; and
  • Advising a high-tech US engineering company in relation to managing product liability risks in Australia.

 

Major Projects and Procurement

  • Advising major construction, mining, and logistics companies with tender negotiations and evaluations for various agreements including mining services agreements, freight haulage agreements, consultancy services agreements and dredging contracts;
  • Advising a top tier developer in relation to the construction of strata plan properties and the rights of bodies corporate and unit holders;
  • Advising a major construction company in relation to the early termination of a mine operations contract;
  • Drafting aspects of the complex contractual framework for the construction of an additional airport runway; and
  • Providing advice in relation to the construction of a high profile urban light rail project.

 

Travis co-authored a journal article published in the Australian Construction Law Bulletin and presented on the topic of strata title disputes at a legal seminar.

Travis is admitted as a lawyer to the High Court of Australia and the Supreme Court of Queensland (2012).

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