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Corrs Chambers Westgarth

LEVEL 36, BOURKE PLACE, 600 BOURKE STREET, MELBOURNE, VIC 3000, AUSTRALIA
Tel:
Work +61 3 9672 3000
Fax:
Fax +61 3 9672 3010
Email:
Web:
www.corrs.com.au
Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Port Moresby, Sydney
Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Andrew Stephenson, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA

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Andrew Stephenson

Tel:
Work (03) 9672 3358
Web:
www.corrs.com.au/people/andrew-stephenson/
Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Work Department

Construction

Position

Partner

Career

Andrew is our head of projects.  He is one of Australia’s leading projects lawyers with a particular focus on matters involving technology, engineering, construction, infrastructure and international arbitration. He advises clients in respect of contractual project risk allocation, dispute management and dispute resolution.


In respect of investors from abroad he provides advice in respect of bi-lateral investment treaty protection for inward investment. Likewise he advises Australian investors in respect of available bi-lateral investment treaty protection when Australians are investing overseas.

Andrew’s practice has a truly global reach, with projects in diverse jurisdictions ranging from all Australian States and Territories to Papua New Guinea, the United Kingdom, Iran, Kuwait, Singapore, China, Malaysia, India and Dubai.

He has successfully run some of Australia’s largest arbitrations and litigation.

Andrew has lectured at many of the country's leading Universities, he is also an active member of a number of industry associations and is the Australian correspondent for the London-based International Construction Law Review.


Australia

Construction

Within: Leading individuals

Andrew Stephenson - Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Within: Construction

Corrs Chambers Westgarth’s team has strong contentious capabilities, coupled with a busy infrastructure and transport front-end practice, and remains a key player in the market. Regarded practice head Ben Davidson has been busy representing a client in a high-value dispute, and, in a separate matter, acted in an international arbitration matter. Chris Ryder continues to represent an engineering and infrastructure company in contentious matters in the resources sector; he and Rod Dann regularly act for a number of major contractors. Serco sought the team's advice in relation to its successful bid to operate and maintain facilities under the Grafton Prison PPP, New South Wales’ largest correctional centre. Jane Hider regularly acts for government clients. Civil engineer and lawyer Michael Earwaker is regarded for technical disputes. Andrew Stephenson is highly regarded. Simon Ashworth left to join K&L Gates.

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