Darren is a Senior Associate in the Construction group, specialising in the management and resolution of disputes in the construction industry.
He acts for a range of clients including principals, contractors and subcontractors in the private sector, as well as state and local government bodies, for civil, commercial, residential and engineering projects.
He also assists clients to manage or avoid disputes through contract administration and risk-management.
If a formal dispute arises, he acts for clients in a range of dispute resolution forums, including litigation, expert determination, mediation and in adjudication proceedings under the Security of Payment regimes across Australia.
Acting for claimants and respondents in adjudication proceedings under the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004 (Qld).
Security of Payment Regimes
Acting for claimants and respondents in statutory adjudication in the various security of payment regimes across Australia.
Supreme Court Proceeding
Acting for an investment property group for Supreme Court proceedings for defective work carried out by a head contractor.
Acting for a national freight company in relation to Supreme Court proceedings by a landowner.
Acting for a mining contractor in relation to both up-stream and down-stream matters in an Australian project.
Acting for a local council to defend a claims made by a contractor under a civil works project.
Pipeline Drilling Contractor
Acting for a joint venture in relation to a number of claims brought by a pipeline drilling contractor.