Brittany is an experienced construction and infrastructure lawyer, predominantly acting for clients in contentious matters on civil, building, mining and electrical projects. She is known for providing practical and commercial solutions for clients which align to their organisational and strategic needs.
Brittany acts for owners, principals, contractors, subcontractors, state and local governments and consultants in complex construction litigation and other dispute resolution processes about contractual claims, including variation, delay and disruption, acceleration, latent condition and extension of time claims.
Brittany’s broad experience covers dispute resolution and avoidance relating to large-scale construction disputes involving litigation, mediation, arbitration and expert determinations, and adjudication under the security of payment legislation throughout Australia, acting for both claimants and respondents. She also advises on contractual, statutory and common law rights and obligations, along with contract administration processes relating to resources, civil, building, electrical and mechanical projects throughout Australia.
In addition to Brittany’s extensive construction claims experience, she regularly prepares and presents workshops and training seminars for various clients.
Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal
Advised on various payment claims and adjudication.
State and local government authorities
Acted for various entities in contractual disputes including the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads, Toowoomba Regional Council, Maranoa Regional Council, Lockyer Valley Regional Council and Livingstone Shire Council.
BGC Contracting Pty Ltd
Advised on large dispute with BMA in the Supreme Court of Queensland and Queensland Court of Appeal.
Assisted in the resolution of a large scale payment dispute involving substantial delay and variation claims.
Advised on adjudication determinations of $4.8 million about the Kurilpa Bridge in Brisbane.
Queensland and New South Wales Supreme Court
Appeared in several judicial reviews of adjudication determinations.
Security of Payment legislation
Successfully prepared and defended payment claims and adjudication applications in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.