Having provided legal support to the industry for over thirty years, the Nexus Construction and Infrastructure team have a deep knowledge and understanding of legislation affecting the industry, strong networks and relationships with key stakeholders.
Our unique operating model allows us to provide access to some of the best legal experts in Australia, without the high overheads and costs which accompany more traditional law firm structures.
Nexus’ team of construction law and litigation specialists have wealth of experience working in-house and onsite with client teams, allowing us to deliver true insight into how construction decisions are made in the real world.
We pride ourselves on being quick to deliver advice that is readily understandable and easy to act on.
Our flexible fee model allows us to work with clients to develop agreeable billing structures which do not require constant renegotiation
Nexus has acted for major civil contractors and suppliers on infrastructure, commercial, mining and residential projects.
Our lawyers have acted for some of Australia’s largest civil contractors and construction companies, including Boral, Daracon Group, Burton Contractors, Cleary Bros, Enviropacific Services, Laing O’Rourke, Lendlease, NorthConnex JV and Liberty Industrial.
19 July 2021
On 17 July 2021, the NSW Government issued a public health order directing that work not be carried out on construction sites in Greater Sydney. "Following construction sites being shut down over 17 – 18 July 2021, builders and subcontractors should review their contracts closely and attend to issuing contract notices for extensions of time and suspension of work as applicable," said Nexus National Practice Director Ben Robertson.
30 June 2021
"With NSW Design & Building Practitioners Act 2020 coming into force on 1 July 2021, there will be a 12 month transition period to allow industry to adapt to the new provisions," said National Practice Director Ben Robertson.
30 June 2021
"As we reported last year, business interruption policy insurers lost a significant test case in the NSW Court of Appeal when the court found that many exclusion clauses, which insurers sought to rely upon to deny claims for business interruption due to COVID 19, were invalid," said Nexus National Practice Director Construction & Infrastructure Ben Robertson.