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

Corrs Chambers Westgarth
LEVEL 35, WATERFRONT PLACE
1 EAGLE STREET
BRISBANE, QLD 4000
Australia
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Work Department

Major Projects & Infrastructure.

Position

Partner.

Career

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.

Memberships

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

Lawyer Rankings

Australia > Project development

At Corrs Chambers WestgarthAndrew 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.