Mr Matthew Muir > Corrs Chambers Westgarth > Brisbane, Australia > Lawyer Profile
Corrs Chambers Westgarth Offices
LEVEL 35, WATERFRONT PLACE
1 EAGLE STREET
BRISBANE, QLD 4000
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Mr Matthew Muir
Energy & Resources / Litigation & Dispute Resolution / Major Projects & Infrastructure.
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.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth is home to a ‘commercial, diligent and proactive’ project finance team. It acts for a range of state government, banking and corporate entities on the financing and PPPs in relation to energy, mining, transport and social infrastructure projects; its mandates range from LNG and road projects to those relating to hospitals or student accommodation developments. Rommel Harding-Farrenberg is considered a ‘go-to‘ for project finance and Clare Corke is also highlighted for her finance capabilities. Matthew Muir and Andrew Stephenson who co-head the project team and Vaughan Mills are also noted.(Next Generation Partners)
The practice at Corrs Chambers Westgarth is currently advising the Queensland Government on the construction phase of the A$3.6bn Queen’s Wharf Casino. Andrew Stephenson and Matthew Muir jointly helm the department which in addition to state governments, also represents private sector sponsors and major contractors and subcontractors on contentious and non-contentious issues. Energy projects, namely oil and gas, are a particular expertise, as are works pertaining mining, transport, social infrastructure. The highly recommended Chris Ryder demonstrates a proven track record in handling multi-billion dollar projects and disputes.
At Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Andrew Stephenson in Melbourne and Matthew Muir in Brisbane head up the projects practice. Airlie Fox has a wealth of experience in transport infrastructure and PPP projects as does David Warren, Peter Schenk, John Walter and Andrew Chew. In Sydney, Michael Earwacker and special counsel Carla Mills take on related disputes on behalf of contractors and government clients. The team is entrusted with mandates involving road and rail developments, major PPPs in the health sector and projects in the energy industries. Simon Ashworth has left to join K&L Gates.
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