Mr Matthew Muir > Corrs Chambers Westgarth > Brisbane, Australia > Lawyer Profile

Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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Work Department

Energy & Resources / Litigation & Dispute Resolution / Major Projects & Infrastructure.


Special Counsel.


Matthew is our deputy head of projects.  A lateral thinker, Matthew is known both for his ability to deliver incisive solutions to complex legal problems and his client focussed approach.

He is a recognised expert in construction law and disputes, providing sound strategic advice and world class service to Corrs’ clients. Matthew has a proven track record of successfully advising on complex and significant matters.

He represents government and commercial clients in the engineering, construction, energy and resources and development sectors. Matthew has experience advising on all aspects of project delivery, claims management and dispute resolution strategy, including litigation and the full suite of alternative dispute resolution.


Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators of Australia Member Australian Centre of International Commercial Arbitration Member.

Lawyer Rankings

Australia > Construction

(Next Generation Partners)

Matthew MuirCorrs Chambers Westgarth

With a notable focus on the transport, energy, natural resources and public sectors, Corrs Chambers Westgarth has a strong track record in contentious and non-contentious mandates. The firm is currently advising multiple sponsors and contractors on bids and construction activity regarding the Sydney Metro project. Andrew Stephenson  leads the firm’s practice from Melbourne, specialising in contractual risk allocation, dispute resolution and inbound and outbound investment transactions. Deputy head of projects Matthew Muir focus on commercial litigation arising during the life-span of energy, natural resources and infrastructure projects. Chris Ryder is another key name to note, with a strong contentious and transactional practice.

Australia > Project development

With its main offices in Melbourne and Brisbane, Corrs Chambers Westgarth advises corporations and state governments in connection with the contentious and transactional aspects of major projects. Its main areas of expertise include procurement, contract preparation, construction and operational matters. Airlie Fox  (Sydney) has a strong reputation in major infrastructure projects, including transport and social infrastructure developments and heads the team alongside Matthew Muir  (Brisbane). In Melbourne, David Warren is regularly instructed by clients to assist with financing transactions and project delivery. Anthony Arrow stands out for his work in major renewable energy developments for prominent international clients and John Walter continues to provide vast experience to project and litigation mandates while Peter Schenk ‘s expertise crosses over the construction or litigation elements of rail and other infrastructure projects.