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Corrs Chambers Westgarth

LEVEL 35, WATERFRONT PLACE, 1 EAGLE STREET, BRISBANE, QLD 4000, AUSTRALIA
Tel:
Work +61 7 3228 9333
Fax:
Fax +61 7 3228 9444
Email:
Web:
www.corrs.com.au
Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Port Moresby, Sydney
Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Joshua Paffey, Brisbane, AUSTRALIA

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Joshua Paffey

Tel:
Work 617 3228 9490
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Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Work Department

Construction

Position

Partner

Career

Josh is our head of arbitration. He is recognised as one of Australia's leading construction and infrastructure lawyers. He represents many of the major infrastructure and project participants in Australia, and the Asia Pacific, having also practiced in the UK and Europe.  He advises on major infrastructure disputes in all formats including litigation, arbitration, adjudication, appraisal and expert determination. In addition, he advises on major infrastructure delivery, including via EPC, EPCM, PPP and alliance delivery models.  


Presently, Joshua is the lead partner advising clients on significant international arbitrations regarding projects in Asia, and in relation to disputes concerning mining, oil and gas, and infrastructure projects in Australia. Joshua is an exceptionally client-focussed partner, who works closely with the in-house counsel, executive and boards of clients.  He also lectures in International Commercial Arbitration to university law students


Australia

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Corrs Chambers Westgarth's¬†‚Äėbrilliant‚Äô practice, led by¬†James Whittaker, handles complex, high-value litigation and class actions, and regularly represents the government in contentious matters. It is acting for Trevor Flugge, the former head of the Australian Wheat Board (AWB), in civil penalty proceedings brought by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) against him, centred on allegations of payments by AWB to the Iraqi government in breach of UN sanctions. The team is also acting for Hancock¬†Prospecting in its defence of claims brought by two children of Australian billionaire Gina Rinehart and two third parties. Names to note include Mark Wilks, Stan Lewis, Chris Pagent¬†and Bronwyn Lincoln. The team has been bolstered by¬†Felicity Healy¬†from now-defunct Henry Davis York and Joshua Paffey¬†from Norton Rose Fulbright.

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