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Thomson Geer, Josh Marchant, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA

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Josh Marchant

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Thomson Geer

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Construction & Major Projects




Josh has extensive experience practising in the area of construction and major projects.

He has advised on a wide variety of infrastructure developments in the areas of transport, hospitals, schools, energy and utilities, residential and government.

Josh's areas of expertise include advising on risk mitigation strategies for project delivery, acting on behalf of parties in dispute, construction, engineering and infrastructure, commercial law (including contract, acquisitions, public/private partnerships), drafting and negotiating construction and related contracts, and Public Private Partnerships (PPP) / Private Financing Initiatives (PFI).

Josh acts for many blue chip clients in the construction and infrastructure industry, and is committed to delivering real and commercial value in this highly complex and competitive sector.

Josh regularly delivers papers and seminars in relevant areas including guest lecturing in both the Melbourne and Monash University construction law subjects.


  • Inter Pacific Bar Association
  • Society of Construction Law


  • Bachelor of Law, University of Adelaide
  • Bachelor of Jurisprudence, University of Adelaide



Within: Construction

Thomson Geer's team is ‘incredibly knowledgeable, accessible’ and ‘always available’. In a recent contentious highlight, it represented Civil Mining & Construction in claims against Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET), and subsequently in counterclaims made by WICET against its client, both in relation to the development of Queensland’s Wiggins Island coal export terminal. On the advisory side, Chinese Wanda Group instructed the practice on the redevelopment of Sydney’s Goldfields House in Circular Quay into a luxury mixed-use complex with a 59-storey residential tower and a 28-storey hotel. CPB Contractors received advice in relation to the Capricornia Correctional Centre expansion project. ‘Excellent lawyer and construction litigatorAndrew Kelly leads the nine-partner team, and is rated as ‘highly experienced, creative and passionate about delivering sound outcomes’. Also recommended are Josh Marchant, Luke Aiken and Adam Wallwork; Wallwork, who joined from McCullough Robertson, ‘provides practical and no-nonsense advice’.

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