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Thomson Geer

LEVEL 16, WATERFRONT PLACE, 1 EAGLE STREET, BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA
Tel:
Work +61 7 3338 7500
Fax:
Fax +61 7 3338 7599
Email:
Web:
www.tglaw.com.au
Thomson Geer, Andrew Kelly, Brisbane, AUSTRALIA

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Andrew Kelly

Tel:
Work +61 7 3338 7550
Email:
Web:
www.tglaw.com.au
Thomson Geer

Work Department

Construction & Infrastructure

Position

Partner

Career

Andrew has more than 20 years' experience in construction and engineering matters, both in Australia and in the United Kingdom, and advises principals, contractors, sub-contractors, engineers, architects, and other consultants.

He leads a pre-eminent Construction team in Queensland consisting of 12 construction lawyers regarded as leading advisers to the industry, particularly in relation to the adjudication process under the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act.

Significant projects include:

Andrew has significant recent experience, both transactional and dispute work, on a diverse range of complicated projects across Queensland and Australia, including:

Gold Coast Light Rail – Stages 1 and 2

  • LNG projects in Queensland – Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) Project, Australian Pacific LNG Project and Gladstone LNG Project
  • Roy Hill Expansion Project
  • Wheatstone Project
  • Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal Project
  • Gateway Duplication Project
  • Clem 7 Project
  • Lane Cove Tunnel Project
  • Airport Link Project
  • Go Between Bridge Project
  • Gorgon Project
  • Abbot Point Coal Terminal Expansion Project
  • Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal Expansion Project
  • NCIG Port Expansion Project, Newcastle
  • Brisbane International Airport Expansion Project

 

Member

  • AMPLA
  • The Resources & Energy Law Association

Education

  • Bachelor of Laws (1st Class Hons), University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Economics, University of Queensland
  • Admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland, England and Wales
  • Registered Practitioner Victoria


Australia

Construction

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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