Working closely with our clients to manage both contractual and commercial risks, Gadens’ Construction Team brings clarity and sound commercial thinking to all types of construction projects no matter how simple or complex. With one of the largest construction groups in the Australian legal market, our team offers specific expertise and extensive experience across construction, infrastructure, major projects and procurement.
Well regarded in the construction and property industries particularly for our expertise in major urban and retail developments, remediation and defect disputes and adjudications, Gadens’ Construction Team maintains a strong presence across all states. Renowned for our impressive list of clients including some of the largest commercial and residential developers, contractors and regional / local councils, we focus on delivering innovative legal solutions that meet the varied demands of all types of construction projects. We advise on all aspects of construction from pre-contract advice, project delivery methods, project finance and procurement, to drafting standard and bespoke construction contracts and advising in relation to contract administration and interpretation as well as green-friendly construction and sustainability.
By stimulating and enhancing the economy, infrastructure has become an important investment and major focus for Australian governments of all levels. As a result, the demand for long-standing infrastructure developments that deliver both social and economic benefits has also increased in recent years. Helping clients find solutions, avoid potential conflict, navigate competing interests and capitalise on strategic opportunities, Gadens’ team of lawyers offer specialist knowledge and experience across corporate advisory, planning and environment, property, construction and finance, enabling us to look at infrastructure projects from every angle. We regularly advise clients from project inception to completion including in relation to planning, financing, construction and development, operation, management and disputes.
We understand that across all industries, the procurement of services whether it be once off or ongoing is critical. With extensive experience in both private and public sector procurement, our team understands the requirements of relevant legislation and best practice. Our methodology ensures we deliver an effective, tailored and planned procurement process to meet each client’s specific needs and objectives. We regularly advise in relation to the preparation and negotiation of precedent and standard procurement contracts, bid protests and challenges, contract administration and claims, grants and agreements, risk management, tender evaluation, bespoke tender documentation, including tender consideration plans, expression of interest, early tenderer involvement, terms and conditions, evaluation plans, contractor compliance programs and reviews including trade compliance and all types of litigation including contract disputes and claims.