Construction Dispute Resolution

Carter Newell Lawyers is an award winning specialist law firm providing legal advice to Australian and international corporate clients.

Led by partners Patrick MeadDavid Rodighiero, Luke Preston and Mark Kenney, the Dispute Resolution team has acted exclusively for public and significant private companies in the mining, construction and property industries, including developers, main contractors, principals, sub contractors and construction insurers.  

The team provides strategic and responsive legal advice on disputes as diverse as motorways, mine processing equipment, quarry rehabilitation, mining camp construction, pipeline construction, building facades, coal loading equipment and jetties. 

The team’s approach to disputes is to provide a timely, efficient and economic resolution of disputes. 

Our range of services include: 

  • Adjudicating in BCIPA claims
  • Construction dispute resolution
  • Litigation and arbitration including large-scale disputes
  • Mediation and arbitration
  • Time-related claims (prolongation, disruption, acceleration and liquidated damages)
  • Variations
  • Defective work claims

Our team has managed disputes in various Australian jurisdictions, as well as internationally (including those governed by ICC guidelines).

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