Matt is recognised as a leading Construction and Infrastructure lawyer in Australia who looks to find commercial outcomes for his clients and their projects. He has recently been awarded the Lexology Client Choice Award in London for outstanding client service for Construction Law in Australia.
Primarily acting on behalf of clients in contentious matters, Matt has practised in both Australia and the United Kingdom. He has advised on civil, building, mechanical, electrical, mining and structural projects in each state and territorial jurisdiction of Australia and throughout South East Asia. Matt regularly acts as local counsel for firms from other jurisdictions on projects being developed in Australia. He is the author of the Australian Chapter of the Projects and Construction Review.
Matt advises on all aspects of construction, infrastructure and major engineering projects where he works side by side with his clients and their external consultants to successfully deliver their projects. He advises clients on risk mitigation and administration of contracts so as to avoid protracted disputes.
As a construction law specialist, Matt’s technical knowledge and experience has resulted in him being regularly engaged as a speaker on construction law for both client workshops and industry conferences. Matt is also a guest lecturer at The University of Queensland in the Engineering Faculty.
Matt is acknowledged within the building and construction industry as an expert on adjudication disputes under the Security of Payment legislation and has been involved in a number of significant adjudication proceedings, representing claimants and respondents in each jurisdiction within Australia.