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McCullough Robertson

66 EAGLE STREET, BRISBANE, QLD 4000, AUSTRALIA
Tel:
Work +61 7 3233 8888
Fax:
Fax +61 7 3229 9949
DX:
DX 158 BRISBANE
Email:
Web:
www.mccullough.com.au

Ren Niemann

Tel:
Work +61 7 3233 8770
Email:
Web:
www.mccullough.com.au/people/f/View/187/
McCullough Robertson

Work Department

Projects

Position

Partner

Career

Ren specialises in the areas of construction, infrastructure and procurement and has advised clients on major projects in Australia and across the Asia Pacific region.  He has more than 15 years of experience working across the transport, water, resources, social infrastructure, defence and logistics sectors.

Ren has advised on all forms of contracting, including relationship contracts, Public Private Partnerships, all forms of traditional procurement, and other related agreements.

Ren is one of the firm’s lead Partners in the government sector, particularly in Queensland where he is joint lead Partner for the State Government procurement team.

Most recently, Ren has acted on major Defence procurement, large property developments, power stations and processing plant projects, transport infrastructure and contract mining projects.

Member

Board member of Infrastructure Association of Queensland
Commitment member of Bond University, Construction and Project Management Advisory Committee
Queensland Law Society, member of Construction Law Subcommittee

Education

Bachelor of Laws (Hons, 1st class) - QUT
Masters of Construction Law – University of Melbourne


Australia

Construction

Within: Construction

Leveraging its strong Brisbane presence, McCullough Robertson acts for domestic and international corporates as well as government departments; its team has seen an increase in building-related carbon emission and environmental sustainability matters. The contentious practice features a strong arbitration and mediation offering. Michael Rochester leads the five-partner team, which includes the recommended Matt Bradbury; the latter continues to advise NewCold on developing large cold storage facilities across Australia, requiring the coordination of design, civil and construction packages. Rochester assists Chinese Yuhu Group with its multibillion-dollar Jewel development on the Gold Coast, one of the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere. Ren Niemann assists AVID Property Group with a number of front- and back-end matters, and advises the Gold Coast City Council on three separate construction projects. Jason Munstermann joined from the now-defunct firm Henry Davis York.

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Project development

Within: Project development

McCullough Robertson is particularly strong in the energy and resources sector, but is fleshing out its infrastructure offering. It is advising the Gold Coast city council on a number of infrastructure projects, and is assisting Charles Sturt University with the expansion of its new campus at Port Macquarie. Mining-sector work is a strength; it acted for New Hope in relation to infrastructure aspects of the proposed Acland 3 mine, and is advising QCoal on the Byerwen mine development in Queensland. In the waste sector, significant work included advising Suez in relation to its tender for the Kimbriki resource recovery facility PPP project. Ren Niemann leads the 14-partner team, which includes Matt Bradbury.  Tim Hanmore left for MinterEllison in May 2019.

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