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Will is a construction and infrastructure lawyer specialising in/focusing on energy and resources and public infrastructure.
He advises principals and contractors in relation to all aspects of projects, including the drafting, tendering, negotiations, administration and dispute resolution associated of construction and infrastructure contracts.
Will has worked on some of Australia’s largest energy and resource projects, including the construction of onshore and offshore LNG facilities, iron ore, nickel, gold, molybdenum, copper and mineral sands processing plants, power stations, port facilities and other associated infrastructure. Will has also advised on projects in Ghana, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Brunei, Bangladesh, Vietnam, the United Kingdom and Brazil.
Will has been recognised in Best Lawyers Australia in the areas of Construction and Infrastructure Law and Litigation since 2014 and Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession as a leading construction lawyer, Perth, 2016.
Will has negotiated contracts for oil and gas, resources and infrastructure projects in Ghana, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Zambia, Indonesia, Brunei, South Korea, Bangladesh, Vietnam, the Philippines and Brazil. Will has worked as a civil engineer in Singapore and London.
One of the most important mechanisms in a contract for allocating risk is the ability to exclude “indirect” and “consequential” loss using exclusion clauses. It is typically on a party’s list of...
The various decisions handed down in this litigation (from Courts of all levels) confirm the conventional position in Australia in relation to unconditional guarantees.