Mr Peter Schenk > Corrs Chambers Westgarth > Brisbane, Australia > Lawyer Profile

Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Work Department

Major Projects & Infrastructure.




Peter Schenk’s deep understanding of the construction industry gives him rare insight into his clients’ needs. His exceptional service and business acumen help put him at the forefront of some of the country’s most challenging infrastructure projects. From working in-house at one of Australia’s largest construction organisations to advising on major public infrastructure, mining, civil and building projects in Australia, South East Asia, South America and Africa, Peter is an outstanding operator. The combination of his construction and legal expertise adds strategic strength to his experience in construction dispute resolution, including Federal and Supreme Court litigation, arbitration and mediation as well as the negotiation of construction related policies for insurance and the management of construction insurance claims. His clients love his ability to see problems from multiple points of view and find the common solution.


AMPLA – drafting the model Mining Services Contract Committee Member Infrastructure Association Queensland Member.

Lawyer Rankings

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.